Obvious, but still funny, at least if you have spent the last few days with economists on vacation!
From Piled Higher and Deeper, the “Ph.D comic,” and probably not that far from the reality of how some abstracts get written.
And for good measure, while we are on the topic of scientific abstracts:
One trashy abstract title? “50 Shades of Gray: Multivariable Analysis of Historic Crop Yields Under Planned Economies”
Anybody have a better one? Start a scientific paper with “50 Shades…” (I could riff one on the baroque trill, but will spare you.) Happy Winter Solstice.