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Wednesday, November 01, 2006

A Lame Joke

One day, a professor was teaching introductory genetics to a bunch of first-year undergrads.

"...and so big 'B' stands for the dominant allele. Can anyone tell me what the little 'b' stands for?"

"I know! I know!" a student cried out.

"What is it?"

"It's the submissive allele!"