...is that truth is stranger than fiction. Reality does not
appear any more plausible than plain nonsense.
We were discussing this yesterday on #ourdelta (Freenode IRC) in the context of How MySQL really executes a query by Baron. Antony Curtis noted that if he'd write a truthful post on that topic, people would think it was made-up regardless of the day of the year!
Another proof of the premise: Baron has now put a giant banner above/below his post, explaining that it was a joke. …