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Dark Sucker, n. Supposedly, an alternative understanding of a light
source.

This jesting theory states that darkness is something which obscures
vision; we are able to see when the darkness is sucked out.
Eventually, the dark suckers become full of darkness and themselves
become dark; this explains why incandescent bulbs, fluorescent tubes,
and candles universally turn dark when they cease to function.

The theory was probably devised by an electrical engineer, who wanted
to do something silly while taking a break from drawing circuit
diagrams.

-- Hayward's Unabridged Dictionary



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