Best Math Joke Ever?
If you do a search for “best math joke ever,” you’ll see that there is widespread disagreement. The following are some of what you’ll find.
The folks at Physics Forums like this one:
How does a mathematician deal with constipation?
He works it out with a pencil.
Sadly, the site failed to include this follow-up joke.
What kind of pencil?
A #2 pencil, of course.
Some folks at Yahoo Answers like this one:
An infinite number of mathematicians walk into a bar. The first one orders a drink. The second one orders half a drink. The third orders 1/4 drink. The fourth orders 1/8 drink, and so on. The bartender, a little overwhelmed, asks the mathematicians, “Hey, you guys sure you want to do this? Isn’t that a bit much?” The mathematicians reply, “Oh, don’t worry… we know our limits.”
From Mormon MD:
And the good folks at Blue Donut have taken the list of 100 funniest jokes of all-time — as compiled by GQ — and allow visitors to vote on them. Sadly, most of them aren’t mathy, but this one from A. Whitney Brown is.
China has a population of a billion people. One billion! That means even if you’re a one in a million kind of guy, there are still a thousand others exactly like you.