Sunday, September 27, 2015

Near Writing Disasters

Check this out this "Retraction Watch" post, forwarded by a reader:

http://retractionwatch.com/2014/11/11/overly-honest-references-should-we-cite-the-crappy-gabor-paper-here/

Really funny.  Except that it's a little close to home.  I suspect that we've all had a few such accidents, or at least near-accidents, and with adjectives significantly stronger than "crappy".  I know I have.