he told me that there is no hope for honesty in the nation until a two-by-four measures two inches by four inches.
I rang him him up after finding an ancient piece of dimension lumber in the shed. It measured two inches by four inches. I have offered it to the Smithsonian. If they decline, I'll try the Cato Institute.
Meanwhile, the project progresses, using three and one-half (barely, these days) by one and one-halfs.