Thursday, 25 September 2008

Fisking

The Observer defines Fisking as "This is the practice of savaging an argument and scattering the tattered remnants to the four corners of the internet" so I think we need a new word to describe quite how utterly eviscerated this press release from Durham has been by Ben Goldacre.

2 comments:

grok-mctanys said...

I thought that was known as doing a Lenski on someone.

grok-mctanys said...

Doh! Looks like that link got swallowed somewhere. Should have been http://www.badscience.net/2008/06/all-time-classic-creationist-pwnage/.