mnemonics

mel turner mturner at acpub.duke.edu
Thu Mar 14 19:40:39 EST 1996


In article <199603141803.KAA23606 at unixg.ubc.ca> ellenr at UNIXG.UBC.CA (Ellen Rosenberg) writes:

>My favourite is the substages of prophase 1 of meiosis:
>Leaping (leptotene) Zygotes (zygotene) Packing (pachytene) Dirty
>(diplotene) Diapers (diakinesis).

How about this oldie:

"Camels Often Sit Down Carefully; (Perhaps Their Joints Creak).  [Probably] 
Early Oiling Might Prevent Permanent Rheumatism"

(i.e, Cambrian, Ordovician, Silurian, Devonian, Carboniferous, Permian, 
Triassic, Jurassic, Cretaceous, [Paleocene], Eocene, Oligocene, Miocene, 
Pliocene, Pleistocene, Recent)

mdt



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