Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Conversations funnier to the people having them, an occasional series:

Prompted by a recent education reform in France that will boost the number of hours of weekly math instruction, Amynah tried to imagine a typical French math problem:

“If a farmer produces three tones of grapes, making 5,012 bottles of wine, which are then taxed at 20 percent, how long before his workers go on strike?”

2 comments:

Jane said...

Whenevery the next train gets in?

Mark Reynolds said...

Bien sur, zat eez correct. You win a box of ennui!