Monday, July 4, 2011

Obscure Mathematical Jokes

So, I ordered some books off Amazon that I'd been wanting for a while. One of them was a work by Kurt Goedel. It shipped separately, in a thin envelope. When I opened it, I worried that it might be incomplete.
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I was invited to an exhibition of Mandlebrot-style fractal art the other day, but decided not to go. Once you've seen part of it, you've seen it all.
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All syllogisms have three parts. Therefore this is not a syllogism,
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There are three sets of people in this universe of discourse. Those that ascribe to the law of the excluded middle and those who do not.
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How can you tell if a poem was written by a yardstick? Not quite a meter, but always three feet per line.
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Two electrons were driving in the country when they were pulled over by a state trooper. The trooper walked up to the car and asked the electron driving, "Do you know how fast you were going?"

"Sure," said the electron.

"Great," sighed the other, "now we're lost."
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 So I said, "Hey baby, you've got nice ogives,"

She slapped me, and said, "Don't talk about my fornication in public."
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"Finite Simple Group (of Order Two)"
by the Klein Four

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4 comments:

Doc Anne said...

I laughed.

Lord Carnifex said...

After a foray into comedy, I was told, "You're too smart for stand-up. You expect the audience to know too much."

Yeah, well this'll show 'em.

Lord Carnifex said...

Once a great man said, "I would try to write a critique of practical reason, but I. Kant."

Lord Carnifex said...

Really, with a good enough oxidizer, one can pretty much fuel a rocket with anything that burns, even carbohydrates.

Which is why the Israeli space program is building a space shuttle that runs on bagels and LOX.