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四 CORONAKUS

Coronaku: A haiku that exposes the idiocies and idiosyncrasies of those who are directly or indirectly involved in containing the deadly coronavirus pandemic—a word I coined last April during the “cir...

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A (Very Short) History of Zero

The Adventures of Zero For a number of people, the story of Zero is a reflection of their life on this side of eternity: struggle, pain, rejection, anger, betrayal, alienation, and failure, which are...

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… a LIMERICK on inequality … Some men are born...

Money, Power & Sex Some men (and women) are born more equal than others. Do you see them as being “blessed” with five talents while you were handed only one or two talents? Does that jealous or envi...

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A Math Limerick: THE WORSHIP OF ...

God or Mammon? What’s your life priority? Your social identity or your eternal destiny? Your job or financial security, or your family and friends? Do you deify the money god? Or do you worship t...

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The 5 Ws (and an H) of Pi

The Secret Life of π There are a number of pi jokes and cartoons, most of which are apt for both elementary and middle-school students and teachers, but few pi humor exists at the high-school or coll...

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9/11 Haikus

9/11 The wicked date in 2001 when more than 100,000 people could have lost their lives, as Muslim terrorists blew the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, New York—it is a miracle that the casualti...

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Thou Shalt Not Be 666-Vaccinated!

💉₆₆₆ The hypothesis by some Christian politicians or preachers that Covid-19 vaccines could alter people’s DNA and insert satanic elements within them, which means that they discourage their support...

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A COVID-19 Limerick: Dining in the “fine” city of Singapore

Dine-in Rules for the Vaccinated and the Unvaccinated in Singapore Only two people can dine in at coffee shops and hawker centers, regardless of their vaccination status, but fully vaccinated individ...

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The Alphabet ...

What’s your attitude vis-à-vis mathematics? Was it your most beloved or most disliked school subject? To what extent did math affect your schooling or education? Has math been the key to success in ...

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BODMAS

In evaluating arithmetic operations, BODMAS or PEMDAS shows that some man-made intuitive rules agreed by mathematicians must be obeyed to avoid any numerical chaos. Seldom discussed in school is the...

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