carl.lowenstein at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 21:11:59 PST 2009
On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 8:32 PM, Brad Beyenhof <bbeyenhof at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 8:23 PM, Bob La Quey <robert.laquey at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Wednesday 4 March 2009
>> Chris Wilson notices a mathematical-calendrical quirk: if March 5th is
>> 35, then 35×35 = 1225 means that March 5th squared is December 25th,
>> so March 5th is the square root of Christmas! Pair this with Pi Day
>> (3/14), and you get a nerd celebration:
>> I hereby declare that:
>> * March 5th shall be known as the Square Root of Christmas and
>> * The 10-day interval between the Square Root of Christmas and
>> Pi Day shall be known as Nerdigras
> Also, Tuesday (3/3/09) was a Square Root day, with the whole
> factorization (3x3=9) in the date. The next time this will happen is
> in 2016.
Didn't you miss 0/0/00, 1/1/01 and 2/2/04.
To be followed in time by 5/5/25, 6/6/36, 7/7/49, 8/8/64 and 9/9/81.
carl lowenstein marine physical lab u.c. san diego
clowenstein at ucsd.edu
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