How to make an astronomer/astrophysicist cry:
“Can you tell me my horoscope?”
“Mercury must be in retrograde because (some news or personal event)”
How to make a geneticist cry:
“So-and-so must have a ____ gene because they did (some particular thing).”
How to make a botanist or birder cry:
Calling anything “the” followed by a family or genus name without acknowledging that there are species/subspecies/varieties.
E.g. “the crow”, “the oak”
How to make a climatologist cry:
“So why aren’t you a weatherman on TV?”
“If global warming is real, then why am I holding a snowball?”
How to make Buzz Aldrin
cry punch you in the face:
Tell him the Earth is flat.
*not an actual How-To manual
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