Carl Zimmer posted a excellent online word toy, Wordle. It makes word clouds out of any blog or book, with the most frequently used words the most prominent. Unlike the dignified “coli” of Zimmer’s book Microcosm or “species” of Darwin’s Origin, the Oyster’s Garter features “turd.” WOOHOO! POOP POWER! Anyone looking for dignity can gai kakhen afenyam.