the things they post will never cease to amaze me.
|The staid Brit journal The Economist needed to illustrate their cover
story The Trouble With Mergers, about problems resulting from recent
corporate couplings. Its quite difficult to illustrate corporate mergers,
said editor-in-chief Bill Emmott. He settled on a photograph of a pair of
copulating camels. Rejecting mating elephants, hippos and rhinos, he chose the
camels partly because of the old joke that a camel is a horse designed by committee.
(Los Angeles Times)