Given that I know that many of the people who read this are grad students, have been grad students, work in grant funded labs, and/or have otherwise suffered thru the scientific grant writing process, I really must give y'all a pointer to a humorous piece of doggerel just penned by my talented sister jatg.
Dr. Seuss Writes A Grant Application
"Please sir," I cry, "Could you give us more money?" "Computers and lasers and quagdorfs and honey!" "These things we need to bring the future today" Please fund our projects and we'll shout HOORAY!"