Quantum physics is no longer just for scholars.
On Thursday, two local scientists will be on hand to discuss their new book aimed to bring the subject to the masses.
Since when are poets not strange scholars? Since when are we synonymous with the masses? Yes, we are being oversensitive, because poets are alternately scrappy chive-fisted monkeys and delicate little daffodils. But still…
OK, we’ve got that out of our system. Now we can go back to reading Effulgent Versifying for Tight-Fisted Accounts Payable Supervisors, which our professor assigned for our very elite MFA workshop, to see how the other half lives.
All of this reminds me of the “Diversity” episode of Wonder Showzen, in which it is scurrilously established that “numbers are smarter than letters.”