Subject: Re: A simple way to transfer photos from your phone to Windowswithout installing anything on either
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From: Alan Browne <>
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Subject: Re: A simple way to transfer photos from your phone to Windows
without installing anything on either
Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2018 12:38:26 -0500
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On 2018.03.07 00:00, PeterN wrote:
> On 3/6/2018 12:58 PM, Alan Browne wrote:
>> On 2018.03.06 10:05, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
>>> In message<>, Alan Browne
>>><> writes:
>>>> 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.
>>> I realise humour is usually spoilt by explanation, but please explain
>>> anyway: I couldn't see beyond the 80p.
>> I was going to wait another 24 hours or so...
>> To a biochemist it goes further if one looks into the role that ATP
>> plays in living cells:
>> It is often referred to as the "molecular unit of currency" of
>> intracellular energy transfer.
>> That is the clever bit that turns the pun into a fine joke ... ATP as
>> currency.  80 p. worth in this case.
>> ref:
>> When you posted that sig, knowing that engineers and scientists always
>> have their inside humour I thought it best to know more about ATP.
>> Wikipedia is always a good source for such.
> Just a bit of explanation. Last December my wife passed from large cell
> lymphoma.

You have my sympathies.