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Sci/Maths Mnemonics: Funny/Memorable

  1. May 2, 2004 #1
    *Periodic Table of Elements
    *Equations
    *Formulae
    *Etc ...

    Can be Famous, Personal, or New etc...
    Other memory aids e.g. stories, analogies, poems etc r welcome! :smile:
     
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  3. May 2, 2004 #2

    jimmy p

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    hmmm i remember myself and Andy coming up with a way to remember SOH CAH TOA (trigonometry) and it ending up as

    Sex
    On
    Hippos
    Causes
    Anally
    Induced
    Herpes
    To
    Overreacting
    Apes

    (or something along those lines)
     
  4. May 2, 2004 #3
    What about Socatoah's inverse twin sister? Cant forget her, she's the cool sounding woman by the name of Choshacao.
     
  5. May 5, 2004 #4
    Good one guys. I thought this thread would be helpful for those of us with bad memories. Shame no-one else has posted.
     
  6. May 5, 2004 #5

    ShawnD

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    For the directions:
    Never
    Eat
    Shredded
    Worms

    For the bio order system
    King
    Peter
    Calls
    Out
    For
    Garret
    Serniak
     
  7. May 5, 2004 #6
    Cheers.............
     
  8. May 5, 2004 #7

    jimmy p

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    the good ol' spectrum one...ROYGBIV....Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain
     
  9. May 5, 2004 #8

    ShawnD

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    That is definitely harder to remember than ROYGBIV.
     
  10. May 8, 2004 #9
    Theres one really good one out there for the monarchs of England - heard it on the radio once. Unfortunately I forgot it too.
     
  11. May 8, 2004 #10

    jimmy p

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    LOL I have never heard it but there is a little ditty for remembering the fate of Henry VIII's wives.

    Divorced, beheaded, died
    Divorced, beheaded, survived.
     
  12. May 8, 2004 #11
    And if you want to go backwards through the spectrum: Virgins In Bed Give You Orgasms Repeatedly. Nice and easy to remember that one.
     
  13. May 8, 2004 #12

    jimmy p

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    LOL that is pretty good... actually my biology classification version of ShawnD's isnt quite as good

    Kindly
    Put
    Cups
    On
    Funny
    Green
    Saucers
     
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