He is cold, detached and is, in Fleming's words, "an anonymous, blunt instrument wielded by a government department. As you'll see, some of the Bond double entendres were almost physically painful. Christmas Jones, a brilliant nuclear scientist convincingly portrayed by Denise Richards, who, like all brilliant female nuclear scientists, looks like a supermodel and dresses like Lara Croft. So in the Bond world, girls can grow up to be nuclear physicists, but they still get stripper names. Bond girls as you'll see tend to get worse names than this, and Christmas was probably something like "Vixen McLegs" or "Chesty Evildoer" in earlier drafts.
17 Groan-Worthy, Pun-Filled Jokes Only A Dad Could Get Away With
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It raises some interesting questions about the psychology of how their words are interpreted and why those interpretations are produced. But we do have some data from our research with children on what prompts kids to play with language earlier, trying out sarcasm of their own. The genetic question is a tough one. My speculation would be that there are certainly temperaments based in genetics that make people more prone to pick up on this kind of verbal play.
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