Ken Wyman of Ken Wyman & Associates Inc. reminds us that life can be tough as a fundraiser. He passed on two strange but true stories from News of the Weird.
In November, Oregon State University physics professor John Gardner had a federal grant application rejected, apparently solely because it was not typed double-spaced. (Gardner, himself, is blind; he was applying to work on technology for the disabled.)
And in December, the Georgia Court of Appeals turned down, irrevocably, an appeal by the state in a $2.7 million personal-injury case because the state’s paperwork was submitted in New Times Roman typeface instead of the required Courier.