COTW is early (on time, really) today because it was just so easy. I mean, you’re a very clever bunch of commenters who make me laugh and think quite a bit, but I knew who was going to win as soon as I read NoAstronomer’s response to Chelsea’s excellent post, Soylent Vaccine is Babies. Chelsea wrote about vaccine fear-mongerers who suggest that “having someone elseâ€™s DNA implanted in your body causes you to mutate.” NoAstronomer replied thusly:
// Aug 20, 2009 at 4:26 pm
All I can say is that implanting my DNA in my wifeâ€™s body caused her to mutate. And develop internal growths which, nine months later, ruptured and had to removed surgically.
Funnily enough the hospital let us take the excised growths home. So weâ€™ve been cultivating mutated human cells for over 15 years. Without a license!
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