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Subject: Re: A simple way to transfer photos from your phone to Windowswithout installing anything on either
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On 2018-03-03 17:18, Paul wrote:
> Alan Browne wrote:
>> On 2018-03-03 15:35, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
>>> In message<>, Alan 
>>> Browne<> writes:
>>>> On 2018-03-03 08:43, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
>>>>>  A biochemist walks into a student bar and says to the barman: "I'd 
>>>>> like  a pint
>>>>> of adenosine triphosphate, please." "Certainly," says the barman, 
>>>>> "that'll be
>>>>> ATP."
>>>> Exceptionally clever.
>>> (Would have emailed but your signature doesn't say how to demunge 
>>> your address:) yes, I thought so! I certainly didn't create it: it 
>>> was from a list of something like 100 best jokes, or 20 best puns, or 
>>> something, in the Independent (a British newspaper) some years ago.
>>> Probably lost on non-UK readers though (-:
>> I got the "eighty p." easily enough.  I had to look up the substance 
>> to find the clever bit.
> A little Google gets the process rolling...
>    "bioluminescence-for-beverages
>     ... Since ATP is a proxy for how much bacteria is present
>    "
> That's not how you make beer of course :-)
> That suggests the biochemist is aware that a beer would
> be rich in ATP, as it's a marker of some sort of "activity" 
> (fermentation???).


You haven't come even close to the clever bit.

“The less the prudence with which others conduct their affairs,
  the greater the prudence with which we must conduct our own.”
                                                      Warren Buffet