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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Vishvesh Obla" <[log in to unmask]>


> Ha ha, yes, indeed April is THE cruellest month (at
> least during the years when we felt that we were bound
> by the 'brick on the wall') :)
>
> McLuhan must have had a very good sense of humor.
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That's putting it mildly. He considered punning a kind of intellectual
fore-play.
Being a very deep and assiduous student of Joyce, esp. the Wake (which
he could quote at will), he paid anyone extra for a good one-liner. He even
published a set of playing cards with one liners on the numbered sides.
A couple of his favourites:

Should old Aquinas be forgot?

What Zeus said to Narcissus: Watch yourself!


Cheers,
Peter