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Today's news story: A mountain lion came down from the hills above Salt Lake City and made its way onto the campus of the University of Utah. By the time state wildlife officials captured the big cat, it had accumulated $20,000 in student loan debt.

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Note that Godel's Incompleteness Theorem means at least one of two things: (1) that there are true things which cannot be proven, or (2) it is possible to prove false things.

 

Also, I think the assumption in the first line is provably false: I think there exist math jokes which are infinitely long, and I put forward the conjecture that there exists more than one cardinality among the infinite-length math jokes, and I suspect that tools for judging those cardinalities do not exist.  Therefore, there are multiple match jokes which are infinitely long, and differing magnitudes of infinitely long, and you can't tell which.  Therefore it is impossible to assess when you have made a new math joke longer than the longest one, because you can't tell them apart, and therefore it is impossible even in principle to perform the first step in your proof. 

 

Therefore what you have here is a conjecture, not a proof, that there are infinitely many math jokes and none of them are good.

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On 11/14/2018 at 7:19 PM, Pariah said:

Today's news story: A mountain lion came down from the hills above Salt Lake City and made its way onto the campus of the University of Utah. By the time state wildlife officials captured the big cat, it had accumulated $20,000 in student loan debt.

 

 

A man-eating lion escaped earlier this week onto the Harvard University campus.

 

Unfortunately, it starved to death before authorities could locate it.

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4 hours ago, archer said:

 

 

A man-eating lion escaped earlier this week onto the Harvard University campus.

 

Unfortunately, it starved to death before authorities could locate it.

 

I always thought the Winklevoss Twins were rather manly.  And I'm secure enough in my own manliness to say that.

 

Ladies--doesn't that turn you on?

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Q: Why was Heisenberg such a terrible lover?


A: Because when he got the momentum, he couldn't find the position, and when he found the position, he couldn't muster up the momentum.

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A man once saw Albert Einstein on a train. He approached and said, "Excuse me, Dr. Einstein, but may I ask you a question?"

 

"Of course," Einstein replied.

 

"Thank you," the man answered. "Tell me, does Boston stop at this train?"

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