All About Misdirection | GenomeWeb

If you've never been good at putting a paper in the 'reject' pile for fear of being unmasked, blogger Blake Stacey at Science After Sunclipse posts a chain letter for you. The goal, it says, is to redirect the authors' rage. You could pretend to be British and add 'u's to words even pretend to be an American pretending to be British and overuse words such as "dodgy" in your review. Or pretend to be Canadian. Or German.

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