Do you ever do this? I skim-read the following headline on ReseachBuzz:
In my head, I was halfway through an exciting story about how some clever new internet-driven automaton had accidentally set fire to part of a museum before I realised, oh, Robert Burns.
With apologies to Scottish Nationalists, I still prefer my version.
Then again, when I was a kid, I thought that the local hospital’s ‘Burns Unit’ was named after the poet…