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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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A new page: Math vs Maths ... and more

Good page? Any mistakes? Do you have your own thoughts on this?

And any more examples for the second half would be appreciated.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi MathsIsFun

Good page. I cannot think of any more at the moment, but I'll keep thinking.

Nothing directly mathematical about the following, but here is my favourite (favorite ... no that's not it yet, read on)

US: My boots are in the trunk.

UK: My trunks are in the boot.

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**David****Member**- From: Bumpkinland
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Nice one Bob. XD

Standard Form and Scientific Notation?

Metre Meter?

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Interesting page. Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally, what do they use for the other two? Boiled Or Denatured Makes Alcohol Sweeter? Baked Edibles Do Make Ants Salivate? Not quite as good as Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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How about calling Math or Maths just M?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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chooipian wrote:

Standard Form and Scientific Notation?

Thanks, will add.

bobbym wrote:

...what do they use for the other two? Boiled Or Denatured Makes Alcohol Sweeter? ...

Funny! But a good point, it would be nice to have one for BODMAS and BEDMAS.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi MathsIsFun,

The page is absorbing.

Good work!

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Looks pretty good!

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