The editors greatly appreciate the time that our reviewers and Associate Editors spend on helping authors craft better manuscripts. These folks make our jobs much easier, and we are grateful for their time and efforts.
Occasionally, we see some comments that are...well...rather frank, and help break up what can become rather tedious editorial task. Two recent comments fall in this category:
“It can also be seen how the tooth fairy might deliver coins in return for teeth, but I'd like to see a more evidence-based explanation….”
“This one ain’t ever gonna be a barn-burner….”
And who says scientists are boring?