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Code Red

WaitingRoom { DeangelosMomsShame := 0; EverybodyElsesPatience := 100; while( DeangelosMomsShame < 1 ) do { Deangelo( DoBadThingNumber( RandInt(1..10) ) ); DeangelosMom( Say( “Stop that, Deangelo” ) ); Deangelo( Ignore( All ) ); DeangelosMomsShame := DeangelosMomsShame; EverybodyElsesPatience := EverybodyElsesPatience – 10; … Continue reading

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Petiquette

Personal discovery: of the many ways to greet random passers-by in a friendly, socially-acceptable manner, “My dog has that same jacket” is not one of them.

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Change++

Me: It’s a 32 ounce refill. Cashier: Okay… that’s 96 cents. M: Here’s 5 bucks. C: Your change is…. 4-0-4. Heh heh. 4-0-4. Change not found. M: That’s pretty funny. C: I guess someone cleared out the cache. M: That’s … Continue reading

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The hero we deserve, not the one we need

About week ago, a friendĀ of mine who teaches at UNI posted this on Facebook: Math Joke Emergency! In less than three hours I will be lecturing on finding equations of conic sections by rotating and translating a conic in standard … Continue reading

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Moove it

I drove by a pasture and I watched as a herd of running cattle raced around its periphery, making sharp right-angled turns at each of its corners with speed and surprising grace, over and over again as if running laps … Continue reading

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