I enjoy your well-written articles, obviously by individuals who are not only proficient in their fields, but who also have great verbal skills and an excellent grasp of the English language. Therefore, it was with a great deal of surprise and dismay that I read the revolting title “Flood’s rising? Quick, start peeing!”
Chicago, Ill.Webster’s says the term in question is sometimes considered vulgar. On the other hand, the research paper discussed, in Naturwissenschaften, has the title “Communal peeing: A new mode of flood control in ants.”–The Editors
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