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It’s even funnier if you mentally replace “chicken” with “complex system” or “paradigm.”

(Tip o’ the coxcomb to John Armstrong.)

9 Comments

  1. “I don’t even make LaTeX jokes.”

    That counts as #1

    I was just kidding about improving the posts through grooming. Your post are right at my level. (backhanded compliment)

  2. Your compliments may be backhanded, but mine are backslashed. But hey, I’m not as bad as some: I once read a piece of Star Trek fanfic which used LaTeX to encode the equations Mr. Spock solved in between his torrid encounters with Captain Kirk. Backslash fiction, they call it.

    • CCP
    • Posted Thursday, 3 May 2007 at 12:28 pm
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    best part: “Chicken chickes” said just like “in conclusion…”

  3. “Although slash is believed to have originated as a purely homosexual style of fan fiction, it has evolved from there into a wider definition.”

    mmmm, revealing

  4. Oh, now I get it. You didn’t mean latex as in Vandalay Industries?

    http://latexsalesman.blogspot.com/2006/03/seinfeld-quotes-seasons-1-2.html

    Garsh, I feel dum. I had a hunch you were talking about something brainy though…

  5. Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo.

    Also, I wish I could see the graphs …

    • eric
    • Posted Friday, 4 May 2007 at 18:29 pm
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    You can find the paper here:
    http://isotropic.org/papers/chicken.pdf

  6. Oh god no it has to be a puzzle this is bad.
    http://www.mit.edu/~puzzle/07/puzzles/blather/

    • gerald spezio
    • Posted Wednesday, 9 May 2007 at 12:30 pm
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    Framing, framing, framing, framing…

    Soon to be a national tour by two yuppies on their way up in framing science.


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