A couple of times I have witnessed discussions of what mathematical term is the most off-color or indecent-sounding. Of course someone always mentions the hairy ball theorem immediately and this is usually acclaimed the best (worst?).
But in my opinion the winner is “the class of forbidden minors”.
“Symplectic”. What the hell does it mean? As far as I can tell, nothing.
If you have a system of vectors, and you want a related system that spans the same space but is pairwise normal, you should obviously normalize the system.
No that's completely wrong. You can normalize them, but it won't help. If you want them to be normal, you have to orthogonalize them.
Today I got a LinkedIn invitation from someone (that I don't know) whose description reads as follows:
Except to redact the company name, I did not change a word of this.
I had to ask around to find out whether this was a parody account, posted in mockery of LinkedIn itself, because if so, I love it. But at this point I think it is sincere. I almost want to start my own parody account, but I don't think I could do it this well.
Last night I had a dream in which I was telling the following hilarious joke:
That was the punch line.