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Five lines into infinity

10 Aug 09 | Re: Old limerick

I promised more poetry a couple of weeks back, so here’s a limerick I wrote ages ago that I still think is the finest I’ve ever composed.

A mathematician at Trinity
Worked out the square root of infinity.
He said, “This is odd -
I’ve proved there’s a God!
I’m giving up maths for divinity.”

Hope you like it. If you don’t, I’m sure YouTube still has plenty of videos of goats on tightropes.

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