Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Xkcd: Work (1741)

  1. Oct 3, 2016 #1


    User Avatar
    2017 Award

    Staff: Mentor


    Alt text: Despite it being imaginary, I already have SUCH a strong opinion on the cord-switch firing incident.

    So true and relevant. It gets even more extreme in publications. Random text example (here: CMS Higgs discovery paper - all time estimates are guesses):
    I wrote more about that topic a while ago.
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 3, 2016 #2


    User Avatar
    2017 Award

    Staff: Mentor

    Last edited by a moderator: May 8, 2017
  4. Oct 3, 2016 #3


    User Avatar
    Gold Member

    I once almost got fired because my socks were too short.
    The only reason I didn't get fired, was because my mother passed away, two days before the "inquisition", and everyone felt sorry for me.

    Not sure what this has to do with your post, other than, absurdity is universal, at pretty much every level.
  5. Oct 3, 2016 #4
    I used to wonder why things cost as much as they do. Cars, for example.
    This is why.
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?
Draft saved Draft deleted

Similar Threads for Xkcd 1741
Today's xkcd