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Nominated for the Giller…

…but full of errors. I have sympathy for both the author and the proofreaders–Lord knows I make plenty of my own errers…er, errors…but these seem particularly blatant. The proofreaders certainly shouldn’t have missed them, but the author should have caught them himself when he read the galleys.

The 2006 Ig Nobel Prizes

Scientists have a pop-culture reputation as either a) boring or b) mad. That they are not necessarily the former (although, based on the evidence, the jury is still out on the latter) was proven once again last month with the annual awarding of the Ig Nobel Prizes “for research which first makes you laugh, then …

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