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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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We all know that Zach is a Ferret,

He's so much smarter than a pellet (?)

But show him bad spelling

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

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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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We all know that Zach is a Ferret,

He's so much much smarter than a pellet,

But show him bad spelling,

And then he'll start yelling,

(Good luck finishing that off )

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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merit? tell it? smell it?

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

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**justlookingforthemoment****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-05-26
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We all know that Zach is a Ferret,

He's so much smarter than a pellet,

He scuffles around...

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**Roraborealis****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-17
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We all know that Zach is a Ferret,

He's so much smarter than a pellet,

He scuffles around

While sniffing the ground....

School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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We all know that Zach is a Ferret,

He's so much smarter than a pellet,

He scuffles around

While sniffing the ground

The rest is too gruesome to tell it.

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

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**justlookingforthemoment****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-05-26
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Who's next?

There once was a person called Rora...

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**Roraborealis****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-17
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Erm.....what rhymes with my name?

School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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There once was a person called Rora

Who said "Funny! The more a ...

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**justlookingforthemoment****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-05-26
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In answer to your question, Rora...

Nora?

Poorer?

Borer, pourer, roarer, scorer, soarer, surer, sorer, corer or snorer?

There once was a person called Rora

Who said "Funny! The more a

Circle is round...

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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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There once was a person called Rora

Who said "Funny! The more a

Circle is round,

I think I have found...

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**Zach****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-23
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There once was a person called Rora

Who said "Funny! The more a

Circle is round,

I think I have found

A reason to eat flora!"

Boy let me tell you what:

I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.

And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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**Roraborealis****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-17
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HA HA HA!!!!!

I once knew someone named justlooking......

School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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**Zach****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-23
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I once knew someone named justlooking,

Who had a knack for hookin'

Boy let me tell you what:

I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.

And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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I once knew someone named justlooking,

Who had a knack for hookin'

Everytime he tried his skill

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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**justlookingforthemoment****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-05-26
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I once knew someone named justlooking,

Who had a knack for hookin'

Everytime she tried her skill

On the treadmill...

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**Zach****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-23
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I once knew someone named justlooking,

Who had a knack for hookin'

Everytime she tried her skill

On the treadmill,

Which was always a'cookin'

Boy let me tell you what:

I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.

And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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There once was a person called Mathsy...

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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**Jenilia****Member**- Registered: 2005-07-09
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There once was a person called Mathsy

Who didn't like Sciency

He called for a fight

And he was right

He won the fight with Sciency

*Last edited by Jenilia (2005-07-19 22:20:01)*

Ideas are funny little things, they won't work unless you do.

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**hcooper02****Member**- Registered: 2005-07-19
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there once was a man from china,

he was a very good climber,

he slipt on a rock and lost,

his sock

that was the end of the poor climber!

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Thanks Jenilia ... and hcooper02 !

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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A Dozen, a Gross and a Score,

plus three times the square root of four,

divided by seven,

plus five times eleven,

equals nine squared and not a bit more.

A graduate student from Trinity

Computed the cube of infinity;

But it gave him the fidgets

To write down all those digits,

So he dropped math and took up divinity.

There once was a number named pi

Who frequently liked to get high.

All he did every day

Was sit in his room and play

With his imaginary friend named i.

There once was a log named Lynn

Whose life was devoted to sin.

She came from a tree

Whose base was shaped like an e.

She's the most natural log I've seen.

A challenge for many long ages

Had baffled the savants and sages.

Yet at last came the light:

Seems old Fermat was right--

To the margin add 200 pages.

Integral z-squared dz

from 1 to the cube root of 3

times the cosine

of three pi over 9

equals log of the cube root of 'e'.

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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**justlookingforthemoment****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-05-26
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Those were really great, Ganesh! Did you write them?

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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No, I got them from elsewhere...and I enjoyed reading them, so I wanted to share with you all

Here are two more.......

If inside a circle a line

Hits the center and goes spine to spine

And the line's length is "d"

the circumference will be

d times 3.14159

If (1+x) (real close to 1)

Is raised to the power of 1

Over x, you will find

Here's the value defined:

2.718281...

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

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**Jenilia****Member**- Registered: 2005-07-09
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Hey! I got to create an limberick/poem on eye venturer. Can help me?

Ideas are funny little things, they won't work unless you do.

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