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Wer im Glashaus sitzt sollte im Keller pinkeln.
I chutht do my duty and vorry about the time between the mealth.

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An engineer, a physicist and a mathematician find themselves in an anecdote. After some observations and rough calculations the engineer realizes the situation and starts laughing. A few minutes later, the physicist understands too and chuckles to himself happily, as he now has enough experimental evidence to publish a paper. This leaves the mathematician somewhat perplexed as he has observed right away that he is the subject of an anecdote and deduced quite rapidly the presence of humor from similar anecdotes, but considers this anecdote as too trivial a corollary to be significant, let alone funny.


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