The Best Response To The Army’s New ‘Third Arm’ We’ve Read Yet

Here at Task & Purpose, we consider our regular commenters some of the most incisive, thoughtful, and authentic folks on … Continued

Here at Task & Purpose, we consider our regular commenters some of the most incisive, thoughtful, and authentic folks on the Internet, which is really saying something considering that all social media is basically political fights and outrage all day long. But more importantly, T&P; readers often make us laugh until our sides hurt and our muscles are flooded with fatigue toxins.

Case in point: this perfect comment on our recent story about the Army's efforts to field a 'third arm' mechanical appendage, currently in testing at the Aberdeen Proving Ground:

And there you have it, ladies and gentleman: a classic dick joke. Well done, Matt Wayne. Thank you for your service!

Jared Keller
Jared Keller

is the executive editor of Task & Purpose. His writing has appeared in Aeon, the Los Angeles Review of Books, the New Republic, Pacific Standard, Smithsonian, and The Washington Post, among other publications. Contact the author here.

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