Thursday, October 2, 2008


a local high school has a math team. if you're on it, you're called a mathlete.

and if you're a mathlete, you don't get a varsity letter.

you get a varsity digit.

the less nerdy members get digits to pay homage to athletes -- like 18 for payton manning (remember, i live near indianapolis) or 23 for michael jordan.

the truly nerdy get numbers like these: uno, pi (3.14159... and onward into infinity), 20 trillion.

last and least -- 69. and that gets a loud hardy-har-har.

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