or, stuff that I dragged out of my head

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Thursday, June 18, 2009


From an otherwise interesting article in the UK newspaper The Guardian, Same-sex relationships may play an important role in evolution:

When bilogists think about selective pressure in evolution, they tend to focus on environmental concerns such as weather, temperature, or geographic features in a particular locality.

And a bilogist is what, exactly? A specialist in bile?

We all know that newspapers don't use copy editors any more because they're too expensive--why, a good copy editor can make upwards of two hundred and seventy thousand pounds a year!--and that nobody really cares about proper spelling and grammar and such niceties these days, but honestly, is it too hard to just run the text through a fucking spellchecker before publishing it?


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