“Speed. Velocity. Isn’t it strange, Mr. Teaching Assistant? Speed is actually composed of distance per time, so isn’t it strange that we’re not using a compound word for speed?”
“I think it’s even stranger that in Denmark they use the word ‘fart’.”
The end of the physics lecture at the university is drawing near. Books are packed in huge school bags with a small computer on top to add a bit of flavor. Professor Entwistle greets The Other Newspaper‘s employee.
“It’s a small honor. But therefore it’s still a big honor. I don’t usually experience a lot of honor. For example, I have just been to the hairdresser.”