Tuesday, August 25, 2009


noun. Add nano-diddly to nano-squat, and this is what you got.

Real citation: "The recent closing of the University of Wyoming’s S.H. Knight Geological Museum due to budget constraints resulted in an uproar of protest from paleontologists, geologists, others in the scientific community, and the public. On June 30, 2009, the museum closed its doors and the job of the museum’s director, paleontologist Brent Breithaupt, was terminated along with that of a part-time employee. Sure, times are tough all over. But we’re talking about a museum with an annual operating expense of only $80,000. In today’s world of massive bailout mania this amounts to less than nano-diddly-squat."
(July 24, 2009, Science Buzz, http://www.sciencebuzz.org/taxonomy/term/14)

Made-up citation: "How much do I love thee? Let me count the ways: nano-diddly-squat. Want me to alphabetize the ways next?"

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