I just read that of adolescents who try cigarettes, only one-third of them go on to become regular smokers.
Which makes sense*, given that a synonym for that age group makes up only one-third of the name of tobacco's addictive agent.**
* It makes sense if language correlates to reality in random ways, that is.
** Syllabically, that is.
Spelling-wise, it makes up half.
But most people care more about speaking than writing, right? (He asked, in writing.)