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Re: He that would make a pun would pick a pocket

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On Tue Mar 28, Culling Simples wrote
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>"In the new work, published in Frontiers in Physics, Australian physicist Kirsty Kitto and Canadian psychologist Liane Gabora have applied the mathematics of quantum theory to puns. .,
>the authors of the new work argue that it is not the shift of meaning, but rather our ability to perceive both meanings simultaneously, that makes a pun funny. Thatís where quantum theory comes in."

>https://cosmosmagazine.com/physics/two-quantum-physicists-walk-in-and-out-of-a-bar

>The formulas are set forth here for the mathematical coves.
>journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fphy.2016.00053/full

>One could suggest that this study might be an example of Quantum Triviality, but that would be a vile clench.
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