2003-04-18 17:42:39 UTC
What I really wanted to talk about today was Frankenstein. A great misconception is being thrown around today like a big whale of falsificatory badness. Like all whales, it's a mammal (and we all know what that means). Anyway the misconception of which I speak can best be illustrated by illustrations. But I don't have time for that and so I'll just re-create below what a typical conversation centred around this misconception might go like via the miracle of italics;
I was at university with this guy. I've been subjected to this stuff for three years. Now the rest of the world can see how I've suffered.