Posts Tagged ‘fortune’

Fortune’s knowledge base #3

2014/08/11

Q: What’s the contour integral around Western Europe?
A: Zero, because all the Poles are in Eastern Europe!

Addendum: Actually, there ARE some Poles in Western Europe, but they
are removable!

Q: An English mathematician (I forgot who) was asked by his
very religious colleague: Do you believe in one God?
A: Yes, up to isomorphism!

Q: What is a compact city?
A: It’s a city that can be guarded by finitely many near-sighted
policemen!
— Peter Lax

Fortune’s knowledge base #2

2014/04/11

“The mome rath isn’t born that could outgrabe me!”

― Nicol Williamson

Fortune’s knowledge base #1

2012/06/25

program, n.:
A magic spell cast over a computer allowing it to turn one’s input
into error messages. tr.v. To engage in a pastime similar to banging
one’s head against a wall, but with fewer opportunities for reward.