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Odd mathematical trivia

posted 12 Dec 2014, 12:01 by Tony Kirby   [ updated 12 Dec 2014, 12:02 ]
Turin, the genius who decoded Enigma, was chemically castrated and hounded to suicide for his homosexuality despite the fact that he may well have saved Britain from Hitler. But thanks to the ebullient maths whiz on the radio just now I also know that he loved the Snow White movie of the time, and chose to kill himself with a poisoned apple!

The even better fact is that when then music for the series based on Inspector Morse was composed, within it was embedded Morse code for the word Morse.
. And incidentally, that may be the first and last time you see the word Morse used three times in a sentence. The flute in the theme spells out Morse in Morse (x2)

Morse was quite perturbed to learn of this
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