That’s a Stretch
Here’s a topology joke that I’ve heard at least a million times, but it still makes me giggle.
Student: What course will you be teaching this semester, professor?
Student: Topology accepted.
Here’s a new topology joke that I just heard. It makes me giggle, too.
How many topologists does it take to tile a floor?
Just one… but you’ve got to slice him really thin.
Here are a few other topology jokes, most of which cause groans…
Why did the chicken cross the Mobius strip?
To get to the other, um, …
Brother: What’s your favorite topic in mathematics?
Sister: Knot theory.
Brother: Yeah, me, neither.
Topologists do it on rubber sheets.
Topologists do it openly.
Togologists do it in multiply connected domains.
Topologists don’t do it. They’d rather knot.