Friday, September 4, 2015

Readers, what is best in chemistry?

Mongol Professor: Hao! Dai ye! We published again! This is good, but what is best in chemistry?
Chemjobber: Dump-and-stir, quantitative yield, no column chromatography... and the rumble of your hood.
Mongol Professor: Wrong! Readers! What is best in chemistry?

(Apologies to John Milius, among others.)

Have a great (long) weekend! 

(More coming, likely.)

9 comments:

  1. KCNan the DestroyerSeptember 4, 2015 at 1:04 PM

    Crush Synthesis, see it published before you, and hear the lamentations of your rival's grad students.

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    1. the one that got awaySeptember 6, 2015 at 4:48 PM

      "Baran" is probably a better mondegreen for "Conan" (not to mention the fit of Baran as the grad student and KC as the mongol professor)...c'est la vie

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    1. What's wrong with that? Then frogs, dogfish, and that whiny lab partner! :-)

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  3. A conference with Stacy's mom to discuss Stacy's last exam.

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    1. Is it true that she's got it going on?

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  4. Get funding, reduce the overhead chargeback, hear the lamentation of the multitudinous now-unemployed administrative levels.

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    1. Paper-Pushing TenureSeptember 8, 2015 at 11:01 PM

      Hah! that is the kind of fantasy that is at home in the Hyborian Age

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