An odd mishearing, a bit of banter, and a child who learned pun-crafting from some demented soul*1 and you end up with this travesty being created mostly by my child, with a small amount of assistance from me that I now, of course, deeply regret::

When you see headlines like,
Global climate change: defining the end of an entire geologic age? Scientists now asserting “holocene” ending in disaster, “anthropocene” imminent…

you know you’re encountering an Epoch ellipse.


*1: I can’t imagine whom that would be


  1. Crip Dyke, Right Reverend Feminist FuckToy of Death & Her Handmaiden says

    @Rationalism Rules:

    I echo WMD Kitty. *groan*

    On the other hand, I was kinda asking for it. This is the *one* case where I think I’ll tolerate a little blaming of the victim.

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