Wednesday, December 24, 2008

The Perils of Co-Authorship

Dan Collins at Protein Wisdom links to this hilarious item, which indicates what can happen when two people "collaborate" on a creative assignment.

5 comments:

JeffS said...

Given a choice, I'd pick lithium fusion missiles over chamomile tea as well. If I had the missiles, I can get tea.

Paco said...

Excellent point, Jeff.

RebeccaH said...

OMG, that is the funniest thing I've ever read. None of the students at my university ever had that much literary grit. No wonder the teacher gave them an A+.

Paco said...

Rebecca: I would have loved to have seen that paper going back and forth, the intensity and vigor of each student's writing picking up with each hand-off.

Steve Skubinna said...

Chamomile tea sucks, and only a vapid brainless git would drink it, let alone obsess over what her ex-BF once said about it.

Me, I'd take the phased plasma rifle in the 40 watt range and kick both their butts. But that's only because I'm brimming with Christmas spirit right now - another season and they would not be so lucky.

TW: vedrat. I'm pretty sure that has some significance in Hindu theology. Some sort of divine rodent, I'm guessing.