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There Was A Young Lady Named Bright: Professor Arthur Buller

There was a young lady named Bright, Whose speed was far faster than light; She set out one day In a relative way And returned home the previous night. Professor Arthur Buller 1874-1944 Punch, 19 December 1923 The illustration is … Continue reading

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Freedom: Albert Einstein

I do not at all believe in human freedom in the philosophical sense. Everybody acts not only under external compulsion but also in accordance with inner necessity. Albert Einstein The illustration is copyright: thieury via Shutterstock

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‘It Was Einstein Who Made The Real Trouble’: Stephen Leacock

It was Einstein who made the real trouble. He announced in 1905 that there was no such thing as absolute rest. After that there never was. Stephen Leacock 1869-1944 The Boy I Left Behind Me (1947) The illustration is copyright: … Continue reading

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A Limerick About The Steins

There’s a notable family named Stein, There’s Gert and there’s Ep and there’s Ein. Gert’s prose is all bunk, Ep’s sculpture’s just junk And nobody understands Ein. Gertrude Stein 1874-1946 Jacob Epstein 1880-1959 Albert Einstein 1879-1955

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