Off The Cuff | Your Life- or Lab-Partner in Scientific Terms

With my life partner there can be some friction, but it's that gravity that keeps us together.

--Leslie Hoyt (

Approximately 100-kg bilaterally asymmetrical male hominid currently imbibing 100-200 ml of aqueous 1,3,7-trimethylxanthine solution. (Lab partner drinking coffee)

--Kevin J. Hricko Sr., Pfizer (

Qualitative analysis of external features reveal that the male specimen, Homo sapiens (Swiss strain), is left-handed, bespectacled, and bushy-haired. Early presumption that natural state of hairdo was due to childhood exposure to high-voltage electrical appliance could not be verified. Further investigations provide significant evidence of a highly developed limbic system of the cerebral cortex, in accordance with the skills displayed by the subject when performing his daily activity as a professional musician. However, experiments undertaken to establish a link between sexual appeal of described individual and particular elements of phenotype have...

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