Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Funny Joke in Reader's Digest Shock

From the September issue, by William Tolar:

Why We Trail So Many Countries in Math

"I was sitting in a cafeteria recently, next to a woman who was engrossed in her newspaper. One of the headlines blared: “12 Brazilian Soldiers Killed.” She shook her head at the sad news. Then, turning to me, asked, “How many is a Brazilian?”"

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