In academia, saying “We should write a paper together!” is the same as saying “You should come over sometime!”
It never happens.
Bits and pieces of fun for soul :-) Not averse to emoticons. Terrified of orchids. Always in favor…
Welcome to the wondrous world of undergraduate writing.
I am currently reviewing over one hundred essays written by introductory biology students. While there are many forms of “creative” writing to be enjoyed in this process – from Pollack-esque punctuation to death-defying grammatical gymnastics – my favorite of all are the malapropisms. This site is dedicated to honoring these delightful moments of guinness. I mean, genius.
Fellow grad students: you know how hard it can be to collect data. Complete your good deed for the day by taking a few minutes to complete my friend’s survey!