Reading the fucking textbook

Frozen Margarita reporting for drunk texting.

Pre-college level textbooks are notorious for blatant inaccuracies.  I’m used to spotting the errors in mine (take note Pearson Publishing, caffeine is NOT a banned substance in athletics you retards), and kinda expect my illustrious colleagues to do their goddamn job too.

So I was all for upping and heading straight to our local at 9:15am when I read some worksheets copied from a textbook that would make imaginary baby Jesus cry.  Basic high school chemistry on collision theory and how concentration affects the rate of reaction.  THE definitive experiment is the old drop-a-magnesium-ribbon-in-the-conical-flask-of-hydrochloric-acid trick, counting the bubbles.

You’ve all been there, right?

2HCl + Mg → MgCl2 + which gas?

Is it (a) hydrogen or (b) carbon dioxide?

If you said (a), well done – you are a normal person who can understand a chemical equation.  If you said (b), then consider a career change to write school textbooks, since clearly they’ll pay any old fucktard to write it.

Now, I will rant till the cows come home about evolution (sorry – evo-muthafuckin-lution) and the things people stick in our textbooks, but truth is there are more fundamental issues if there aren’t some good basic science textbooks and worksheets around that don’t FUCKING LIE TO THE KIDS!!!

Oh yeah, and it would appear I also work with fucking morons.

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