GEnome or geNOME
bkd at GRAPHNET.COM
Tue Jun 27 09:46:57 UTC 2000
From: Derrick Chapman <derrickchapman at MINDSPRING.COM>
To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
Date: Monday, June 26, 2000 8:26 AM
Subject: Re: GEnome or geNOME
>One day we may have to acquiesce to GEE-ne-tics. GEE-whiz!
GEEN-a-tics (rhymes with lunatics): people who recreationally rewrite their
DNA for fashion or sport....
I like it...but I don't think we'll be seeing that usage for a while. More
likely it'll come from cautionary advocates to refer researchers they wish
to label as careless or reckless.
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