01/27/2006: Thought for the Day:
At my Tennessee high school in the mid-1970s, the head football coach taught "Earth Science," which was a kind of physics without math for the slower kids. One day, several students confirmed, he declared without irony (an alien concept to him) that light travels faster downhill.
--A Slate "Chatterbox" reader, on his most memorable coach
Len on 01.27.06 @ 05:56 AM CST