What's large, gray, and soulless? An elephaust!
Wait a minute...that didn't have anything to do with math at all!
Eek! Destroy it forever!
What's separable, locally Euclidean, and has killed over fourteen people? Manifold Lecter!
What is inarticulate and locally approximates the set of linear functionals on vectors tangent to a space? The cotangent mumble!
What did the mathematician conclude about scatology?
It sometimes entailed THE LIPSCHITZ CONDITION!!!
You just like that one because you made it up.
How does a mathematician deal with constipation?
He works it out with a pencil.
Heh. You have Anton to thank. I stole it from him.
What are graph theorists made of?
I don't understand your joke. But then, the extent of my math jokes begins and ends with:
What do you get when you cross an elephant with a grape?
Elephant grape sine theta, of course.
What do you get when you cross an elephant with a mountain climber?
You can't, because a mountain climber is a scalar.
It's a pun on "planar graph", referring to the 4-color theorem
Here's another trig one:
You go up to someone and ask them, hey, do you know anything about astrology? (They say, uh, sure?) What's the sign of the lion? you ask. (Leo) What's the sign of the bull? (Taurus) What's the sign of two fish? (Pisces) You roll your eyes. No, Two sine fish cosine fish!
2005-04-27 08:12 pm (UTC)
Not a pun
What's the difference between an introverted mathematician and an extroverted one?
The extroverted one looks at your shoes when talking to you.
I keep thinking I'll work up a set of Piano Axioms someday.
) and I were walking around CMU one day and came across a sign saying simply "Piano models on display", with an arrow. We jokingly thought of going to the location and asking them if they had any nonstandard models.
What's the setup for the "Bananach-Tarski paradox" joke?
Don't know the "Bananach-Tarski paradox" joke jcreed
mentioned, but here's another Banach-Tarski paradox joke, courtesy of Janak:
What's an anagram of "Banach-Tarski paradox"?
Banach-Tarski paradox Banach-Tarski paradox.
What do you call a yellow fruit that can be rearranged into two yellow fruits?
A Bananach-Tarski paradox.
What's an sufficient alternative punchline to the same joke?