Saturday, March 14

Have some pi today

Today is 3.14, in American-style notation. Are we the only country where we do Month/Day/ Year? Wouldn’t it make more sense to go smallest to largest with the middle in the middle? Or backward; Year/Month/Day? The rest of the world does. The rest of the world also uses the metric system, except Borneo, I think.

Wait till 2015! Then it will be 3.14.15! And at 9:26:53 in the morning there will be mathematicians wetting their pants with excitement! Imagine—3.141592653…who could ask for more? Except maybe a cold green beer, seeing as how it’s also St Patrick’s Day.

Addendum: I just found out St Patrick’s day is on March 17. Sorry, but go ahead and have a beer anyway.

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