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Comment: Worst sentence ever written. (Score 1) 106

by Vorondil28 (#15942296) Attached to: Molecules Spontaneously Form Honycomb
"Spreading anthraquinone, a common and inexpensive chemical, on to a flat copper surface, Greg Pawin, a chemistry graduate student working in the laboratory of Ludwig Bartels, associate professor of chemistry, observed the spontaneous formation of a two-dimensional honeycomb network comprised of anthraquinone molecules."

Wow, just wow. I had to read it four times, how about you?

"Sounds good spoken" != "Reads well in print"

...though his invention worked superbly -- his theory was a crock of sewage from beginning to end. -- Vernor Vinge, "The Peace War"