I have, in the past, remarked on the utility of allowing documents to be revised by completely random people in a 1000-person convention session submitting arbitrary amendments from the convention floor
and of any document that might be produced by such a process, i.e., if you find some suitably soft paper to print it on, then there's a chance it'll turn out to be useful after all.
In other news, you may have been following -- though emmacrew
tends to blog about this more than I do -- the ongoing story of a certain child of ours who, among other things, stubbornly remains unclear on certain concepts relating to #2 (he mastered #1 a while ago), notably
- actually getting it in the pot
- what to wipe with; the tendency being to use anything readily available in the immediate vicinity
The final piece of the puzzle would be how, sometime within the past 6 months, a copy of the 2006 King County Democratic Platform (all 20-some-odd pages of it) found its way into our bathroom ... and how, sometime today,...
... let's just say that it indeed turned out to be useful after all.