Friday, December 31, 2021


I am reading Mary Roach's Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal.  (Yes I javelin become a fan.)  On p.55, she mentions a claim made by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (yes a Nader spinoff):
I am so surprised that such a heart-wrenching story of inner city victimization by the white patriarchal hetero capitalist oppressors turns out to have no apparent source.

1 comment:

  1. 1/3? We used to call such numbers PIDOOMA's
    (Pulled It Directly Out Of My Ass).
    Even at the time, I knew the cost of hot dogs and potatoes with a little cheese, and this was a suspect number.