Chemist presents results of study on booze, irony


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He should get Robby to help.


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Guess it was his dharma.


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That the scientist's name is Tom Collins does not fit the definition of irony. It is a little funny, but not ironic.


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The New Scientist had a regularly running feature on examples of Nominative Determinism.

This list has some pretty great examples of real doctor names, including chiropractors (Dr Popwell; Dr Wack; Dr Bonebrake), dermatologists (Dr Spot; Dr Rash), and surgeons (Dr Hackman; Dr Blades; Dr Gore, Dr Hacker; Dr Payne, Dr Slaughter)....


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Yeah, that's the sort of Alanis Morisette Irony that BB likes to mock.


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My wife’s gynecologist is Dr. Knuckles.


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Interestingly, another thing that varies between whiskys is their trace metal profile. You can tell if a whisky has been made in a traditional pot still or if it has been blended with continuous-still spirit by the level of trace copper in it.

Or, by just tasting it, but where's the science in that.


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That's painful just to think about.


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When I was very young, I went to an allergist whose name was Dr. Slaughter. After he died, my parents took me to a pediatrician named Dr. Builder. Later, I had an orthopedic surgeon named Dr. Huang, and a few years later went to another orthopedic surgeon named Dr. Wright.


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