The Passing Parade: Cheap Shots from a Drive By Mind

"...difficile est saturam non scribere. Nam quis iniquae tam patiens urbis, tam ferreus, ut teneat se..." " is hard not to write Satire. For who is so tolerant of the unjust City, so steeled, that he can restrain himself... Juvenal, The Satires (1.30-32)

Wednesday, February 18, 2004

SCIENCE FACT AND FICTION: It is a scientific truth, proven by a host of detailed and extremely expensive studies at Harvard, Johns Hopkins, and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in southern California, that the best way to demonstrate the power of the electromagnetic force and its interplay with the force of gravity can be found in the intense attraction between spaghetti sauce and any clean white dress shirt in its immediate vicinity. Please do not attempt this experiment at home; the FBI will want to know why you are conducting atomic research away from the prying eyes of the Federal government and your mom will yell at you. Those stains don’t come out by themselves, buster.


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