According to Webster's 7th New Collegiate (happens to be the dictionary on
Theory: 1. the analysis of a set of facts in their relation to one another;
2. the general or abstract principles of a body of fact, a science, or an
art; 3. a plausible or scientifically accpetable general principle or body
of principles offered to explain phenomena.
Definition 4b is "supposition, conjecture"
Susan, Homo Sapiens Sapiens
Life is short, but it's also very wide.