18 July 2005

Definition of the moment

cane-toading, v.

A reference to cane toads, an exotic introduced for pest control in Australia that did no control the original pests and became a much bigger nuisance than the one they were imported to solve.

1. Making a problem worse or ending up with two problems because you didn't analyse the first one properly. (Spotted here.)


Have been busy and sleep deprived the last week, and hope to have a report on the Tunicate conference soon. Real soon.

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