Open Mic Night at Caltech: You Know What's The Best Thing About Doing Standing Up Comedy in a Room Full of String Theory Physicists?

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 It's Open Mic Night at Caltech.

You know what's the best thing about doing standing up comedy in a room full of string theory physicists? 

No matter how bad your jokes, you can never bomb.

You know why? 

Because, they’ll laugh. No matter what.

You see, they have to. And for three reasons: 

1) Because they know string theory can never be proven. Thus invoking nervous laughter.

2) Because they know string theory really works. Thus they'll laugh even at your bad jokes based on the premise that eventually they will be funny -- so might as well get it over with now rather than later.

3) Because they don’t understand the material.

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