cheerleaders, buffy, firefly, bad puns, nothing about mail systems, however beer, wine and scotch advocacy welcome

Simon Batistoni simon at
Thu Feb 16 20:30:52 GMT 2006

On 16/02/06 00:06 +0000, Simon Wistow wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 15, 2006 at 04:30:42PM -0500, David H. Adler said:
> > I'm too out of it at the moment to do anything with it, so will someone
> > please come up with a pun that works with the multiple meanings of
> > Quine?
> I'm sure we can Russell something up.
> After all it's the Popper thing to do and we hold you in such high 
> Kierkegaard. We'd never Derrida you.
> On the other hand they do say that punning is the lowest form of 
> Wit(tgenstein).
> ...
> Ok, that last one was pushing it, even for me.

This is a classic thread. It's making me quite Dewey-eyed
for the old days when I was still a Londoner.

But as for that last one, Mr Wistow... there are rules regarding puns,
and I think you've Bentham too far.

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