Inversion of scalar surprise

From today's Doonesbury: According to statistics compiled by Nielsen, the popular girls in Sam's cohort are beating the teen girl average of 4,050 (already high enough to provoke skepticism) by at least a factor of seven ("Times have changed", 10/30/2010). 30,000 texts a month would be one exchange every two minutes, 18 hours a day.  … Continue reading Inversion of scalar surprise