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RE: Cakes are round, Pie are square

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We must really take our Pi seriously. I think we engineers need to lighten
up some - I found the artical incredulous. The only thing that kept my feet
in reality was mathmatics. Do we really need any more missles to miss their
mark? Not by Congress' standards - it's too costly.
Dennis
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles Greenlaw [mailto:cgreenlaw(--nospam--at)speedlink.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 14, 1998 12:36 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: Cakes are round, Pie are square
>
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> It was obviously a joke. Pi isn't important enough for the Legislature to
> fool with, because, as most long-term legislators already know, Pi are
> round; cornbread are square.
>
> Charles O. Greenlaw SE  Sacramento CA
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> At 01:27 PM 7/14/98 -0500, you wrote:
> >This is not true.  It made the rounds on the Internet a few months ago.
> >It's just a little joke someone made up to poke fun at my fair
> state.  BTW,
> >Guy Hunt is NOT the Governor of Alabama (though he was about 8
> years ago).
> >
> >John Jones
> >Pell City, AL
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: MJSLAYSMAN(--nospam--at)aol.com [mailto:MJSLAYSMAN(--nospam--at)aol.com]
> >Sent: Tuesday, July 14, 1998 12:28 PM
> >To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> >Subject: Re: Cakes are round, Pie are square
> >
> >
> >This has got to be a joke.  Right?  Please say so.  Being from
> Arizona, I'm
> >am
> >not so sure.  Our lawmakers be next to jump on the pi bandwagon.
> >
> >Mel Slaysman
> >
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