For Science! For… Umm… Well what else would work?

From Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal

This one was funny enough to make me spit out coffee.

What I particularly like about this cartoon is the fact that I’ve been substituting other words for “science” and seeing if I can get the same desired effect.

In other words, try: “For Social Science!” or “For Canada!” or “For Literature!”

Doesn’t really work does it? In fact, the only other word I could come up with, where I think you might be able to get away with it, is “For Charity!”

Interesting? Well, maybe I’m totally missing something here. Can you think of something else that would work?

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David (@ng_dave) is Faculty at the Michael Smith Labs. His writing has appeared in places such as McSweeney's, The Walrus, and He plans on using Terry as another place to highlight the mostly science-y links he appreciates. In fact, if you liked this one, you might also like his main site generally - this can be found at

2 Responses to “For Science! For… Umm… Well what else would work?”

  1. Kino

    Lol this is hilarious.. I guess people don’t know enough about science to judge but they (think they) know enough about all the others… Maybe we can also get away with “for justice”?

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