Alistair Brown <alistair at brown165.freeserve.co.uk> wrote in message
news:7kojmm$hnm$1 at news8.svr.pol.co.uk...
> I am not totally certain but i would imagine that Kary Mullis, inventor of
> the polymerase chain reaction must rank pretty highly in such a list
In my Granny Grammar ("prune faced grammarian") persona I am always
irritated to see people using adverbs where they want predicate adjectives.
"If people want their onions chopped thinly, do they paint the town redly
when they are drunkly?" I wonder.
Acidhead Kary Mullis, however, may very well rank highly while he is ranking
high on a list.