New Bond Movie Has Dumbest Title Ever

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Quantum of Solace. What exactly does that mean? Let’s consult the dictionary… and not just any dictionary, but the Oxford one 007 himself would use.

QUANTUM
noun (pl. quanta) 1 Physics an individual quantity of energy corresponding to that involved in the absorption or emission of energy or light by an atom or other particle. 2 a total amount, especially an amount of money legally payable in damages. 3 a share.

SOLACE
/sollss/
noun comfort or consolation in time of distress.

So… could it be referring to atomic peace? Or perhaps to the total amount of… er, comfort our favorite spy is sure to receive from his new Bond girls (see picture)? I’m so confused.

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