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**JaneFairfax****Member**- Registered: 2007-02-23
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NB: If youre not familiar with Yorkshire dialect, this joke may not be funny, but well see.

There was this Yorkshire elderly couple, see, and the woman had got cancer and one day she died. There was a funeral for her, she was buried, and then the widowed husband noticed something wrong. The first line of the epitaph on her tombstone was supposed to read SHE WERE THINE but the stonemason had made a mistake and left out the final E so the line read SHE WERE THIN instead. Furious at the masons shoddy work, the widower went to the mason and demanded that the missing E be restored immediately. So the mason went back to his work, and the next day, the man went back to have a look. To his horror, the first line of the epitaph now read: E SHE WERE THIN.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hello Jane;

I think I get it now.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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E bah gum!

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

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**ZHero****Real Member**- Registered: 2008-06-08
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If two or more thoughts intersect, there has to be a point!

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**Tigeree****Member**- Registered: 2005-11-19
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LOL! Nice one, Jane!

People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.

~ Anton Chekhov

Cheer up, emo kid.

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