The Silly Law

I told someone where you stand depends on where you sit and he gave me a look like I just pulled my dick out and wanted to rub it on his face.

This idea, that “where you stand depends on where you sit,” is often called Miles’ law after the Truman-era bureaucrat – Rufus Edward Miles, Jr – who coined the phrase

“Where you stand is where you sit” refers to the position you take on a matter. Your position depends on what matters to you. Where you “stand” is your ideals, your influences, and your situation and where you “sit” refers to your opinion on a matter based on where you are “standing.”

Yeah, the law sounds silly but it does make sense.

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