Higgs Boson Humorists Get Mass Following 

Higgs humor has humbled me.

I thought I'd nailed it, when I wrote what could be the first original Higgs Boson joke ever here.

But since this week's announcement that the Higgs particle has been found, there's been a wave of Higgs humor on Twitter, a lot of it curated by Boing Boing's Xeni Jardin, whose battle with breast cancer led her to tweet: "Gonna start calling my post-mastectomy, science-rebuilt cyberboob the "Higgs Bosom."

To be funny about something you usually have to understand it well.

But sometimes it's the difficulty of understanding something that makes it funny.