The Quantum Pontiff

Not True in Any Base

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Yes, dear Gray Lady, you certainly sound more sophisticated when you use the word “prime number” in your newspaper. But perhaps you might want to look up the actual meaning of the word before placing those words prominently beside two times five times five.

Comments

  1. #1 Evan Lerner
    June 7, 2010

    Come on, Dave, no love in your heart for the ancient art of headline puns?

  2. #2 Dave Bacon
    June 7, 2010

    I love headline puns. Compare, however this attempt, with nearly anything in the Economist :)

  3. #3 Nigel
    June 8, 2010

    Few word have only one meaning in every context.