Ah, the flugelhorn: bagpipe of brass instruments. I suspect Carl paid in more than just beer:
|It's OK, Carl. Little Timmy has to get better sometime.|
At $7.99 for a six-pack, it would cost 750 beers to pay for Carl's kid's flugelhorn lessons.
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Aaron Santos is a physicist and author of the books How Many Licks? Or How to Estimate Damn Near Anything and Ballparking: Practical Math for Impractical Sports Questions. Follow him on Twitter at @aarontsantos.