Our bodies are ninety-nine percent space.


The source is "The Nether" by Jennifer Haley.

Context: A detective warns a cyberspace addict about a website. The detective says that the website is a very advanced space in which visitors can feel stimulating sensations. The following is the answer by the man addicted to the cyberspace.

The man- Our bodies are ninety-nine percent space. Physical sensation is inconsequential.

I don't understand what the man is talking about. Please let me know. Thank you.
  • perpend

    American English
    It's a clever pun, in my opinion.

    It's just a guess, but our human bodies are at a high-percentage of water concentration.

    I think that's the pun. Not sure.

    So, a lot of the space in human bodies is taken up by water.
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