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Weapons of math instruction

  1. May 3, 2006 #1
    Ha, I got this email today from a friend. It's good for a chuckle.
     
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  3. May 3, 2006 #2
    Interestingly enough, the word "algebra" comes from the Arabic word al-ǧabr, so calling it "al-gebra" isn't too far off.
     
  4. May 3, 2006 #3
    Thats why its called a pun.
     
  5. May 3, 2006 #4

    BobG

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    I agree completely!

    Oh, and just for the record, I was no where near New York City.
     
  6. May 3, 2006 #5

    Astronuc

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    But, you could have been. You were already in the country, and you had access to a car with which you could have driven to the local airport, and taken a flight to NY City. Very suspicious if you ask me. :rofl: And the very fact that you mentioned New York City proves that you know something about it. :biggrin:

    And why do need so many sliderules?
     
  7. May 3, 2006 #6
    wasn't this already posted on here before?
     
  8. May 3, 2006 #7

    Astronuc

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    Déjà Vu, all over again. :rolleyes: I think we've been here before. :biggrin:
     
  9. May 3, 2006 #8
    ....oops :shy:
     
  10. May 3, 2006 #9
    gooooood job. its in the jokes thread. how could you not have read the jokes thread?
     
  11. May 3, 2006 #10
    Its 23 pages long, I ant reading 23 pages of jokes.
     
  12. May 3, 2006 #11
    On another note: there are no weapons of math desturaction in Iterangal.
     
  13. May 3, 2006 #12
    Its not in the jokes thread, I could not find it.
     
  14. May 3, 2006 #13
    no? try the top of page 9.
     
  15. May 3, 2006 #14
    damn you woman...:grumpy: (shakes my fist at gale)
     
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  16. May 3, 2006 #15
    OLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Man I remember hearing this well over a year ago, damn! :tongue2:

    Thread LOCKED!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  17. May 3, 2006 #16
    Old, but mildly amusing. And its Al-jabr you infidel. :grumpy:
     
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