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I read "lateral gene transfer". :O
Twas a pun. Memes, memetics... you know..
No, no...not a pun...What's that thing that spells the same backwards as forwards?
A palindrome. "A man, a plan, a canal; Panama!
(Which has evolved: "A man, a plan, a canoe, pasta, heros, rajahs, a coloratura, maps, snipe, percale, macaroni, a gag, a banana bag, a tan, a tag, a banana bag again (or a camel), a crepe, pins, Spam, a rut, a Rolo, cash, a jar, sore hats, a peon, a canal--Panama!")
Original by by Dan Hoey
And here for a 17,259 word version.
Myth: Something that never was true, and always will be.
"The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you."
- David Foster Wallace
"Hereâ€™s a clue. Snarky banalities are not a substitute for saying something intelligent. Write that down."
- Barry Arrington