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Assume a can opener: "Assume a can opener" is a catchphrase used to mock economists and other theorists who base their conclusions on unjustified or oversimplified assumptions.The phrase derives from a joke which dates to at least 1970 and possibly originated with British economists. The first book mentioning it is likely Economics as a Science by Kenneth E. Boulding: There is a story that has been going around about a physicist, a chemist, and an economist who were stranded on a desert island with no implements and a can of food.
Assume Vivid Astro Focus: assume vivid astro focus is both an alias of Brazilian-born New York-based artist Eli Sudbrack, and the name of an international group of visual and performance artists, with French multimedia artist Christophe Hamaide-Pierson one of the main collaborators. Sudbrack was born in 1968 and moved to New York in 1998.He first exhibited in New York in 2000, at which time he used the name Superastrolab, switching to assume vivid astro focus in 2001, the name always rendered in lowercase.
Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl: Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl is a 2-part comedy and documentary show on HBO. It stars actor Robert Wuhl.
Assumed mean: In statistics the assumed mean is a method for calculating the arithmetic mean and standard deviation of a data set. It simplifies calculating accurate values by hand.