jjbrr, on 2011-May-25, 19:23, said:

I'll submit another joke for your pardon.

Re: Axiom of Choice

What is an anagram of Banach-Tarski?

Posted 2011-May-26, 03:21

jjbrr, on 2011-May-25, 19:23, said:

Forgive me.

I'll submit another joke for your pardon.

Re: Axiom of Choice

What is an anagram of Banach-Tarski?

I'll submit another joke for your pardon.

Re: Axiom of Choice

What is an anagram of Banach-Tarski?

Spoiler

... and I can prove it with my usual, flawless logic.

George Carlin

George Carlin

Posted 2012-January-11, 12:59

iviehoff, on 2011-May-24, 06:48, said:

Connected" and "locally connected" are technical terminology in ~~analytic~~ topology . . . .

Any sort of topology, actually.

BCIII

"If you're driving [the Honda S2000] with the top up, the storm outside had better have a name."

Simplify the complicated side; don't complify the simplicated side.

"If you're driving [the Honda S2000] with the top up, the storm outside had better have a name."

Simplify the complicated side; don't complify the simplicated side.

Posted 2012-January-11, 17:21

I don't get it.

If something cannot go on forever, it will stop. - Herb Stein

Posted 2012-January-25, 02:56

... and I can prove it with my usual, flawless logic.

George Carlin

George Carlin

Posted 2012-January-25, 08:43

Zelandakh, on 2012-January-25, 08:12, said:

Talking of Polly Nomial...

Thanks for that, Zelandakh. I enjoyed reading about Polly Nomial again, even if it did make me feel rather old - it must be 30 years since I last read the story of Polly Nomial and Curly Pi, and like all the best stories I think it has grown a bit in the telling....

Posted 2012-January-31, 00:35

There are two types of mathematicians: those who can count, and those who can't.

Obviously we have a recall bias in favour of the assholes. -helene_t

Posted 2012-January-31, 02:02

cherdano, on 2012-January-31, 00:35, said:

There are two types of mathematicians: those who can count, and those who can't.

I thought there were three types of mathematicians, but then again, what do I know?

I do know there are 1 types of people: those who know binary, and those who don't.

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"One advantage of bad bidding is that you get practice at playing atrocious contracts."

-Alfred Sheinwold

"Learn from the mistakes of others. You won't live long enough to make them all yourself."

"One advantage of bad bidding is that you get practice at playing atrocious contracts."

-Alfred Sheinwold

Posted 2012-January-31, 10:15

chasetb, on 2012-January-31, 02:02, said:

I thought there were three types of mathematicians, but then again, what do I know?

I do know there are 1 types of people: those who know binary, and those who don't.

I do know there are 1 types of people: those who know binary, and those who don't.

This should be 10 types of people!

(-: Zel :-)

Posted 2012-February-02, 00:45

cherdano, on 2012-January-31, 00:35, said:

There are two types of mathematicians: those who can count, and those who can't.

Let's try this again:

By my count, that's three!

My addiction to Mario Bros #3 has come back!

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