Bill Gates revealed that President Trump asked him on two separate occasions if there was any difference between HIV—short for human immunodeficiency virus—and HPV—the human papillomavirus—two viruses that have very little to do with each other outside of their similar acronyms. What do you think?

“As president, it’s up to him to ask the difficult questions.”

Lilian Baker • Contrarian

“Damn. Now I have to think of a different question I’d ask Bill Gates if I ever met him.”

Henry Stephenson • Amateur Meteorologist

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“While we’re at it, I’ve never been clear what HOV means.”

Chet Favreau • Wine Cork Retriever