## MJ4MF Review

*March 30, 2011 at 4:01 pm* *
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I was delighted to open the April issue of the *Mathematics Teacher* journal and discover a review of *Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks*. Reviewer Leah Evans had some nice things to say:

Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folksis a delightful read. The author has compiled a vast array of puns, quips, and jokes meant for people of varied ages and mathematical expertise.[…]

I highly recommend this book as a diversion from the rigor of mathematics. It allows us to have a good laugh (or a long groan) at a joke that only “math nerds” would get, and it points out that humor can be found in all mathematical applications, even a telescoping series.

I love the cliffhanger at the end! The reference to a “telescoping series” is — I think — in regards to this joke (p. 89):

If you’re interested, here’s a copy of the entire review. (Click on the image to view a full-size version.)

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