The winner of the mnemonic contest for the geological table, is the poem inspired by Lord of the Rings.... We had over 100 votes. Congratulations - and 5 extra credit points go to the winner!
Cruel Mordor, perilous place
[Cenozoic, Mesozoic, Paleozoic, Proterozoic]
Quest too crucial, jeopardous task,
[Quaternary, Tertiary, Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic]
Persistently pursuing Mount
[Permian, Pennsylvanian, Missisippian]
Doom, Sauron’s orcs challenge.
[Devonian, Silurian, Ordovician, Cambrian]