Two male mathematiciens are in a bar. The first one says to the second that the average person knows very little about basic mathematics.
The second one disagrees, and claims that most people c...
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Gregory J. E. Rawlins) Some years ago i came across "The Mathematics of Big Game Hunting" (Aug-Sept.
AMM, 446-447, 1938) and would like to see more examples. D...
The responses below mention the following works (a few added)
A Random Walk in Science - R.L. Weber and E. Mendoza More Random Walks In Science - R....
MATHEMATICS PURITY TEST Count the number of yes's, subtract from 60, and divide by 0.
6. The Basics 1) Have you ever been excited about math?...
Not precisely pure-math, but ... Fuller's Law of Cosmic Irreversability
1 pot T --> 1 pot P but 1 pot P -/-> 1 pot T...
A tribe of Native Americans generally referred to their woman by the animal hide with which they made their blanket.
Thus, one woman might be known as Squaw of Buffalo Hide, while another m...
Old mathematicians never die; they just lose thier functions.
.. ;) From: shaw%WLBR@WLV.IMSD.CONTEL.COM (Howard Shaw) Date: Thu, 21 Mar 91 13:16:18 -0800...
Q. How many mathematicians does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
A. One, who gives it to six Californians, thereby reducing it to the earlier riddle....
There are three kinds of mathematicians: those who can count and those who cannot.
From: Norman Danner <ndanger@ocf.Berkeley.EDU>...
1) A topologist is a man who doesn't know the difference between a coffee cup and a doghunt.