One of Murphy’s greatest disappointments, and he lamented that he had many, was his in ability to know the difference between arugula, radicchio and endive. One of them was red; all were mutually excludable. He once asked a priest and and an insurance agent if an atheist could get insurance against acts of God. After college he installed a skylight in his apartment. The people who lived above him were furious.
Hamming it up, right till the end. The guy couldn’t help himself.