Mnemonic Madness

Since I was talking about taxonomy below, I decided this deserved another post all it's own. My favorite mnemonic device for remembering the order of biological classifications is as follows_

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus Species --> Kinky People Can Orgasm From Great Sex


Written by Jonathan Eisen -

Nice mneumonic. Did you make that one up? I have come up with some other ones but I guess I stil use the one Stephen Jay Gould taught me (and 400 other people in his class). Kings play chess on fine grain sand. At least you can teach mine without getting in trouble. But from now on I will probably get it confused with yours.

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