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Nobel prize for math

  1. Apr 12, 2005 #1

    Pengwuino

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    One of my professors said today that theres a really funny joke out on teh web that was a lil too 'obsecene' to say in class about why there isnt a nobel prize for mathematics. Anyone know what it is? :)
     
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  3. Apr 12, 2005 #2

    Gokul43201

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    Yes, but it's a little too obscene to say in a public forum ! :wink:
     
  4. Apr 12, 2005 #3

    Pengwuino

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    How bout someone PM me it lol.
     
  5. Apr 12, 2005 #4

    arildno

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    But, since I am a stranger to propriety, I'll tell it anyway (but in an unfunny way):
    Nobel got pissed off on the mathematician Mittag-Leffler from having run off with Nobel's wife.
    After that, Nobel didn't like mathematicians very much.

    PS. The story is untrue
     
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