Don’t go quoting research to me… — Half-fast Cycling Club

unless you actually read it. And I don’t mean an article about it in the popular or the propaganda press. Those articles were clickbait even before the term came into existence. If it’s sensational and it’s new, it gets press. If it’s later debunked by half a dozen other researchers, it gets much less. Remember […]

Don’t go quoting research to me… — Half-fast Cycling Club

6 thoughts on “Don’t go quoting research to me… — Half-fast Cycling Club

      • “…and shit.” Thanks for the prompt. My daughter and I were visiting colleges and sat in on a Sociology class at a Famous Midwestern Liberal Arts College. We saw a student presentation on the Juggalos (followers of the Insane Clown Posse). A YouTube video included interviews with attendees at one of their gatherings. To impress upon us that they were just ordinary folks despite their outward appearances, one said, “I wanna be a doctor and shit.”

        • 😀 I got a comment on my books’ Facebook page today from a young guy to whom I’m distantly very distantly related. He was happy I had written about “his” family (my family). I told him it was mostly fiction, but he’s having none of it. That’s fame for you. :p

  1. I couldn’t stop laughing and had made up my mind the plane had to be on the ground. “It looked like such a credible report!,” as quoted by someone I know that’s important. 🙃🙌🏻

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