Happy Pi Day – 3.14 (March 14)

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Lauren:

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Well, in true nerd fashion, I have been acutely aware that today is Pi Day all day (acute-ly….  Get it?).  Working in a school where we had a pie-eating contest and multiple Math projects, I spent my day wishing I had pie, chocolate with an oreo cookie crust preferably, and thinking about my days of math as a student.

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I had a series of fantastic math teachers (with maybe a gap year or two),  but I wouldn’t exaaaaactly say any of them were particularly funny or into math puns.  If I were a math teacher, I would totally incorporate as many jokes into my math pedagogy as possible (you’re welcome, Katie).

Now, I haven’t taken a math class since freshman year of college…  so 2001.  And many of the math jokes I looked up for your viewing pleasure today were way over my head (clearly Calculus I and II were unnecessary).  But I didn’t find some that tickled my funny bone.

Here are some samples:

Q: Why is a math book always unhappy?
A: Because it always has lots of problems.

Q: What do you call friends who love math?
A: algebros

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Really, any excuse to reference pirates.  Mwahahaha….

If you’re into math, check out these nerdy math jokes!

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Now on to actual pie.  I like pie.  I wouldn’t say I love it.  I find pie uber heavy, and really I find that the crust can make or break the pie.  Graham cracker crust?  Yes. Here are some gourmet pies for your drooling pleasure.

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Pi Day gifts for that special someone?

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(I just want to say that I am proud of myself for understanding what that Tshirt means…  thanks Mrs. Flenniken!)

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