Must be Shared

Paul Hargraves pharg at GSOSUN1.GSO.URI.EDU
Sat Nov 3 15:33:51 CST 2001

All of us who have the pleasure of teaching undergraduates have similar
stories.  Two of my favorites, from Intro. Oceanography classes are:

Q: Describe a simple salt marsh food web.

A: seaweed-->lobsters-->tuna

Q: Relate form to function in a squid

A: "They look like little donuts" (it took a while for me to get this
one; seems he had recently dined on fried squid rings at a seafood

Paul E. Hargraves
Professor of Oceanography
Graduate School of Oceanography
University of Rhode Island
Narragansett RI 02882-1197

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