I Can Count To Grass

I just saw a weather indicator that said “Pollen Count: Grass.” I immediately thought, I can count to grass!

After all, “Pollen Count” suggests a number, hence counting. Grass would certainly not be a number.

Of course, it was only part of the indicator. Below “Pollen Count: Grass” was the text “MODERATE.” Obviously this meant that the pollen count was for grass pollen, and that such a count was moderate, not that “Grass” was the result of the count. Still, I like my way better.

It’s more fun.


About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...
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