Swampy Turn Of Phrase | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 85 Issue 25 | p. 6 | Letters
Issue Date: June 18, 2007

Swampy Turn Of Phrase

Department: Letters

As an environmental chemical engineer, I appreciated the turn of phrase used to describe the job market for chemists and physicists that "The wetlands of graduate school and postdoctoral positions absorbed any potential surplus" (C&EN, May 7, page 74). I surmise what must follow is "The runoff of positions from the watersheds of industry, government, and institutions."

Stacy L. Daniels
Midland, Mich.

 
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