Somewhere, This Index Is Crying
"...I think it might have something to do with the phrase "living fire that doesn't burn""

Sometimes people don't do the research. Then sometimes people make a horrible error due to their lack of research. But then there comes a point where something is just so plain wrong that out there, somewhere, someone in the profession of that research sheds a tear.

This is Artistic License taken to its logical extreme conclusion. For actual crying, see Tear Tropes.
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