March 21, 2012

Signs I Will Not Recommend Your Manuscript Be Published As Is (No. 891)

You are a theoretical physicist, trying to do data analysis, and "Such a Shande far de Goyim!" is all I can think after reading your manuscript. Even if it turns out we are playing out this touching scene (which never fails to bring tears to my eyes) — no.

(SMBC via Lost in Transcription)

Update: Thanks to reader R.K. for correcting my Yiddish.

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