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?”


Jane said...

Whenevery the next train gets in?

Mark Reynolds said...

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