The director Paul Thomas Anderson once said, “I had a friend who…any time he went to see a film and the title of the film was said onscreen he would scream out this horrible obnoxious noise, he would say ‘buk-CAW!’ really loud.”
I’ve started doing that whenever I read the words “studies have shown.”
I’m always a little shocked by how many “scientific” studies seem to be bent on confirming folk wisdom. As if our words, passed down to each other through generations, aren’t enough evidence for the modern age.
Today I read a headline that could’ve read, “Study Confirms What Artists Have Been Doing for Hundreds of Years.”