Monday, July 30, 2007

Jaded

In his memoir, “What Mad Pursuit,” Dr. [Francis] Crick recalled going home that day and telling his wife of the historic discovery [of DNA]. Only years later, he wrote, had Mrs. Crick told him that she did not believe a word of it, saying, “You were always coming home and saying things like that, so naturally I thought nothing of it.”
--Dennis Hevesi, NYT, on spousal skepticism

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