They both also have exactly four letters. Clearly, it's a conspiracy.
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Shouldn't that be murdererize?
The word is torus. We are basically homeomorphic to a torus. So are sheep -- apply a mapping such that the interior and exterior of the torus are exchanged, and the result is called a haggis.
Yes, it's me. I thought throwing that in there might shake a few people out of the hedges....
What I find particularly annoying is that the state was apparently prepared to accept the new curriculum, when *parents* started complaining about the teaching of evolution, and may as a result get the whole thing canned. I guess that's what I get for moving to the deep South....