Re: Profanity versus Professionalism: A little math

18 Aug 1995 15:56:03 GMT

Thomas S. Zemanian emerges from a cloud of chalk dust to writes:

>Well, I was going to let this go, but since you asked...
>Your equation is dimensionally inconsistent. I do not see a way that
>post can be a number, thus, the dimensions of this expression boil
down to
>[post] =o= [number].
>Clearly something must be wrong.
>Moreover, your contention seems to be that the number of nuts involved
>proportional to the average number of responses to a post per author.
>This seems odd: should one author write seventeen responses to a
>post, and no one else does, are there then seventeen nuts involved in
>thread involving only two people?
>Nice try, though.

Dang. My equation needs work. I'd start now, but those two Feynmann
acolytes just growl at me when I get too close to the chalkboard.

I'll just wait until they pass out from lack of food. I've found
that's the best way to deal with those types.

Wayne Johnson