Because counting "3 Massachusetts" is just too self-referential.
My classroom is full of these kind of "fixes." If anyone thinks that Yale is all hallowed halls of learning, then they have never actually seen it!
Or right. Or behind you. In fact, you should probably just close your eyes all together.
They're a real hive of ingenuity.
Bad Idea: Playing Slug Bug with your road-painting partner.
Horrible Idea: Playing Slug Bug with your co-pilot.