Reason #2 Geneticists should not be allowed to name genes

2. Like many biologists they think they have a sense of humour but they don’t

When a mutation in a particular gene in pregnant fruit flies was found to repress another gene (called decapentaplegic) in their embryos, they named the first gene ‘Mothers Against Decapentaplegic’, in the style of Mothers Against Drunk Driving.