Politics 8 October 2009 Zombie time And why the University of Florida really should get a sense of humour Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML So this is the week of the underdog. Yesterday we had the Robin Hood lady. Today we have the unnamed hero of Florida University (reported, for some reason, in the Ottawa Sun -- I never claimed this blog would have editorial, or geographical, logic) who, beside the university's advice for swine flu and hurricanes, made some helpful suggestions for those on campus for how to deal with zombies. You never know! You just never know. Quote of the week? The exercise lays out the university's response to attacks by "flesh-eating, apparently life-impaired individuals". It notes that a zombie outbreak might include "documentation of lots of strange moaning". The powers that be did not see the funny side, sadly. So off it came. The advice, that is. And imagine it now, after all their scoffing, a troop of moaning horrors, wandering the sunny sidewalks of Tampa. Come on, zombies! Now's your moment. › Centres of gravity Sophie Elmhirst is features editor of the New Statesman Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles Let's talk about Daniel Hannan, Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler To the Commonwealth, "Global Britain" sounds like nostalgia for something else Is defeat in Stoke the beginning of the end for Paul Nuttall?