Every time I force myself to watch yet another TV news "expert" try to educate viewers on olive oil it hurts more than the last.

I can sympathize with these courageous souls. There have been times when I've tried to explain a subject that I didn't fully grasp. Even with olive oil, there are plenty of subtopics I won't even attempt to master.

It's one of the most painful lessons we all need to learn eventually: Don't claim to be an authority on something of which you have only a rudimentary understanding, at best.

So I knew, barely through my first coffee this morning, that if I clicked on an entry in my Google feed, I'd probably regret it:

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