A limerick for the Higgs boson

"They said when the collider goes on

Soon they'd see that elusive boson

Very soon we shall hear

Whether Cern finds it this year

But it's something I won't bet very much on."

— Shelly Glashow, Boston University. Nobel prize in physics, 1979

From a collection of physicists' statements on the Higgs boson in The Guardian. (Via Ed Yong)