My new favorite word: Zombification

Straight Dope Staff Report: When the zombies take over, how long till the electricity fails?

Now, let’s address a scenario where the zombification process is gradual. If the operators and utilities had sufficient advance warning they could take measures to keep the power going for a while. The first thing would be to isolate key portions of the grid, reducing the interties and connections, and then cease power delivery altogether to areas of highest zombie density. After all, it’s not like the zombies need light to read or electricity to play Everquest…

[ via Sgt. Grump ]

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One Response to My new favorite word: Zombification

  1. Scott says:

    There’s a book out now called something like “How to survive the looming zombie apocalypse” that sounds like a gas…

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