Man in orange: Sure, anomaly is correct, but I think anachronism would be more accurate.
Caption: Why it took longer for editors to evolve.
Wiley must have had a run-in with an editor at some point…
More editors are killed by anomalies than by anachronisms.
And it gets even weirder when the editors really suck. I loved the ones that would “edit” papers, and not be able to write a single complete sentence, or know anything at all about the subject matter, and screw up the content and context as well. Hmm, and where do “deniers” get their material?
toon also is, “munch, munch, oh what a relief it is”.
Hmm, and Jonah was eaten by a “fish”, which would have been a shark, not a whale.
The thing on the right is the early cartoon ancestor of the modern Internet Troll.
Longer to evolve, perhaps, but alas, have finally followed dinosaurs into extinction, judging from the numerous errors in today’s newspapers.
Okay. You go first.
the truth is all right there in the book of alley oop..11:24
I’m tempted to say something, but I might just sit back and watch.
dtroutma, that’s the way managers are too….They’ve managed someplace before and they think they can manage somewhere else, but they just don’t know the job…so they mess things up….I’ve been in both….I think Government does a better job than private companies…Anyway, nicer people go into government…
Being pedantic in the face of danger is more than just risky. It is really stupid.
So it’s true! They were eaten by a Thesaurus!
Nightshade: “editor” goes beyond just news, and my note on “shark” was that “translation” is often a form of editing, with prejudice.
My local "news"paper routinely screws up stories, even when they’re given prepared documents, they willl “edit of space” and totally change, and screw up even press releases, let alone news.
When it comes to modern media and editing screwing up the facts, Fox is probably the worst, with the three “majors” trying hard to keep up. CNN is bad and supposedly news. NBC is supposedly news, but often as biased, oddly toward the right, while their nephew/nieces over at MSNBC are openly a COMMENTARY network, and yes, liberal leaning and/or biased. Which, I’ve watched Rachel Maddow screw up some facts at times, and comment on things she’s got wrong. It’s not like Limbaugh, Hannity, or O’Reilly who constantly and deliberately “get it wrong” to support their conservative viewpoint.
What I’d like best about Man and dinosaurs coexsting would have been that those “relgionists” and others refusing to listen to facts, would have been eaten first. It would have been survival of the mentally fittest.
Not all religionists are the same. I believe God created all things, however he did so “in the beginning,” which could be 13.7 billion years ago, could be longer. The Hebrew word for “day” literally means “a specific period of time,” not necessarily 24 hours. That word “day” is used three different ways in Genesis chpts 1 & 2. So, if each day were many thousands of years long, then the dinosaurs and humans could never have been together on earth at all!
The Bible and other holy books are riddled with errors and internal inconsistencies. For example, the evidence that the Hebrews were ever in Egypt is sketchy at best.
February 16, 2022