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There is one laboratory of my acquaintance that once employed a particularly
unendowed egomaniac as stock man. One day a long-suffering scientist in subtle
revenge plucked a chicken and brought the box of feathers to the stock room ...
A scientist came to the stockroom, presented an erlenmeyer flask (the kind with
the thin neck), and requested one liter of White Leghorn feathers. With clumsy
fingers the stock room man slowly stuffed feathers into the flask until it was full.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Arseny - LibraryThing
Great book, and it reads surprisingly well. The only sign of age really is the use of pronouns (the scientist is always "he", even despite the fact that female science students are mentioned several ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - juglicerr - LibraryThing
I thought that this book was hysterical. It is not the book for people wanted all the scientific facts about flies, although it does have some interesting tidbits along the way. Instead, it cheerfully ... Read full review