December 8, 2009

"Wisconsin experiments with the idea of a state bacterium."

Lactococcus lactis.

We're so nerdy.

And cheesy.

11 comments:

John Lynch said...

What about New Jersey? E. Coli?

Kevin said...

Is Cryptosporidium going to be the state protozoan?

Elliott A said...

How about Streptococcus mutans for the dental crowd?

traditionalguy said...

At last some recognition for Blue Cheese,but just when Turquoise becomes the color of the year in yogurts. The WTF may have a problem with their ad campaign motto "Land of Bacterium, Badgers and Bloggers"

k*thy said...

I love it! And love that the link is to a California paper. Eat that, *happy cows*!

Palladian said...

Though not a bacterium, the role of the noble Penicillium roqueforti is often overlooked.

Fred4Pres said...

Why not. I would pick a good yeast too, like an American Ale strain.

Adele Mundy said...

I thought your official state bacterium was herpes.

Penny said...

"He and a crew of fellow Democrats decided that they’d introduce the bill last month, in part because “we’ve been making a lot of painful cuts in our budget, and this doesn’t cost us anything,” Hebl said."

Two things. First, your time is OUR money. Second, many of us would prefer that you do NOTHING with your time.

This is an excellent case in point.

Penny said...

"(It’s pronounced lac-tow-co-cock-us lac-tis, by the way. Duh.)"

Duh, it is not.

kynefski said...

Yo, John, that's Escherichia fuckin' coli to you. Where do you get off being so familiar?