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Felix or Oscar?

I shared a bit of our daughter's college graduation experience on Monday.  Some of the things we learned in helping our daughter move out of her college dorm were that college students tend to be rather messy.  I started thinking back to that old TV show, The Odd Couple.  Oscar, in particular, came to mind.  Remember Felix and Oscar? Felix Unger was a rather up-tight, neat freak.  Oscar Madison was the fun-loving slob.  Can two divorced men share an apartment without driving each other crazy?  Well, no!  But many of these college students made it work.  Some had roomates that were messy though they were rather neat.  It seemed to work fairly well. Does it work well in the "real world?" ...

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