The people you know are your first degree.
The people they know are your second degree.
On and on, until, by six degrees
everyone has a (indirect) connection to
everyone else in the WORLD.
Six feet of separation
is a stratagem for interrupting
those pandemic pathways.
“Six degrees of separation”
is the reason for
six feet of separation.
No comment here on whether it is a necessary or effective approach. You must admit though, it is a clever quip. 🙂