More on Science Humour – Puns are awesome and unavoidable.

I googled fibromyalgia and this came up – what *is* it?

Along with a few other science flavored pieces (including one from the curator of SCQ’s FILTER), a humourous list I wrote went up today at Yankee Pot Roast:

Rock Band or Human Ailment? (click to read)

It reminded me of some previous musing of mine on scientific humour – is it all pun ridden? Yes, it is.

Anyway, if what I’ve written doesn’t make you laugh, keep it to yourself.

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Dave Semeniuk spends hours locked up in his office, thinking about the role the oceans play in controlling global climate, and unique ways of studying it. He'd also like to shamelessly plug his art practice: davidsemeniuk.com

3 Responses to “More on Science Humour – Puns are awesome and unavoidable.”

  1. Adam Laceky

    Other Musical Ailments might include

    Pinkeye Floyd
    Gomezothelioma
    Talking Headaches
    Radioheadlice
    Supernumerarytramp
    Huntington’s Chick Chorea
    Led Poisoning Zeppelin
    Boyz II Menengitis
    Spinal Bifida Tap
    Myaesthenia Kravitz
    Syndrome of a Down
    ABBA (which is just a disease in of itself)

  2. Dave Semeniuk

    Syndrome of a Down

    Congratulations on making me spit out a mouthful of masticated pistachios all over my monitor. But in all seriousness, ailments aren’t funny until they’re made into puns.

  3. Adam Laceky

    Really? I thought Myaesthenia Kravitz was the killer there. Glad you liked it, though.

    BTW, it probably should have been Talking Headlice and Radioheadache. Oh, well.

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