OMG, that would be so criminal.
It already happens... read: Software
I also know a Scripture Scholar who worked on the Dead Sea Scrolls. He spent a couple of years as a grad student making a concordance from thousands of scraps of scroll. 40 years later, when they actually got around to publishing, and he was an eminent scholar, they offered to sell him a copy for about $400. His own work, that he had been refused access to for 40 years.
Text books are always expensive you know...
thus proving M>L where M=mathematicians ans L=lawyers
(I know this doesn't actually make mathematical sense, but don't let the lawyers find out)
I'm sure the equation X>L, where X = any other job, and L = Lawyer, is correct about 99.5%* of the time.
* Where X = Politicians, the equation is definitely false. Any others?
literary criticism high school teachers.