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On 2018-03-05 20:27, PeterN wrote:
> On 3/5/2018 4:33 PM, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
>> In message<>, PeterN 
>> <"peter,newdelete"> writes:
>>> On 3/3/2018 3:35 PM, 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 (-:
>>> Not if they were involved in healthcare. ;-)
>>> I was not a healthcare provider, but had many clients who were.
>> It wasn't the ATP aspect I thought might not be obvious outside the 
>> UK, it was the 80p aspect.
>> Though I should amend it to "some" adenosine; I suspect it's a _long_ 
>> time since 80p would get you a pint of _anything_ from a barman.
> I took the comment as a pun.

It's actually a very clever joke - the 80 p. pun only scratched the surface.

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  the greater the prudence with which we must conduct our own.”
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