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Pun Control – Nine – AI and OEU and sometimes Y

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Technologies are advancing so quickly that we have to plan our lives around times without electronic devices, just to feel human.

It all started with Quantum Mechanics. Robert Hooke a natural philosopher, architect and polymath from England,
proposed in the 1600s that force and gravity had attractive properties in space.

From these humble beginnings we know that light travels faster than sound.
This is why some Humans appear bright BEFORE we hear them speak.

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Human: What happened when Chuck Norris and Time had a race?

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Pun Control – Eight – Barring all decency

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

I once did a theatrical performance about puns. It was a play on words.

The Scarecrow told the Tin Man:
“The closer you walk toward the Kilauea Volcano, the more it will test your mettle.”

What day of the year do we get the command to go forward? Continue reading


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Saturn is my peanut

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

A long, long time ago, in an orbit, not so far away,
there shined a gas planet, just like a brilliant star,
which we now call Saturn.

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The Paradox of Life on Earth 002 – Unanswerable questions

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

1.   Does fuzzy logic tickle?

2.   Why are 47.3% of all statistics made up on the spot?

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Blanket Statement

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

There are all kinds of blankets to cover our sins.
At first we deny when the accusing begins.
If we are proved innocent or accusers flee,
young hearts will be protected with this simple plea. Continue reading


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A math lesson for the new year

By Lawrence J. J. Leonard

A U.S. commission was finally addressing the burning question that has been plaguing the Departments of:  Education, Weights & Measures, Commerce, Management & Budget, Health and Human Services, and the Social Security Administration for more than 50 years. What exactly is “two times two and who can verify the answer?  Continue reading