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Concerning Math and How To Say It

The British call it maths, but the Americans ditch the s causing much international scorn. But for our sake, p'raps it'd be best to keep subjects only halfway grasped in the singular form.

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Date: 11/20/2019 3:52:00 AM
Very clever. #To keep subjects Only Halfway grasped In the singular form.....# How nicely you ended .....
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Date: 11/17/2019 11:34:00 PM
wise writings
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Date: 9/28/2016 6:06:00 AM
Definitely singulared here for a reason xD Clever one. This reminds me I have homework due tomorrow...lol. Thankfully I don't mind mathematics - used to hate it in high school, but now I'm more or less fine with it. (: Always, Laura
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Date: 3/10/2016 8:07:00 AM
I liked Maths when Math liked me back.
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Timothy Hicks
Date: 3/14/2016 12:54:00 PM
It used to be one of my favorite subjects ... now I'm more drawn towards literature. Though I do love mathematical patterns.
Date: 3/2/2016 10:09:00 AM
Something I didn't about the British pronounciation of Maths. Sounds odd to my ears, though. Of course, many American words are mispronounced by the British – like schedule, garage, contribute, et cetera. / M
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Timothy Hicks
Date: 3/5/2016 12:20:00 AM
I've been to Wales once, and I can't remember how they pronounced those particular words. They say "aluminum" very bizarrely ... and add another "i" in there: aluminium. They say "aubergine" instead of "eggplant" and "courgette" instead of "zucchini" .... how that happened I have no idea!
Date: 3/1/2016 3:31:00 PM
Hi Timothy...even in Malta it's Maths; does that mean that we know it all?:) I enjoyed Math(s) though it was not my favourite subject. So, when you come to write the word in full, do you say Mathematic or Mathematics? ~ Regards // paul
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Timothy Hicks
Date: 3/5/2016 12:09:00 AM
Excellent point! I think originally the word "math(s)" was an abbreviation, where the Americans said "Math." and the British said "Maths." ... it's singular in either case (mathematics either way), but it "sounds" like it should be plural ... so I went along with the joke.
Date: 2/29/2016 3:46:00 PM
hahaha. I LOVE the cleverness of this. I hate math and this really tickles my fancy. I FAVE this one.
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Timothy Hicks
Date: 3/1/2016 1:55:00 AM
Appreciate the fave, dear Andrea. Nonsense is fun for me :)
Date: 2/29/2016 11:37:00 AM
:-) math is still math ha ha... I just want to make sure my bank statement is right !!!!! Hugs dear friend
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Timothy Hicks
Date: 3/1/2016 1:52:00 AM
One too many, or too few, zeroes, and you got a major problem. LOL!
Date: 2/29/2016 8:33:00 AM
You brought a full smile.
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Timothy Hicks
Date: 3/1/2016 1:41:00 AM
Glad to hear it :)
Date: 2/29/2016 7:53:00 AM
Is this why you never got passed 2+2=erm looool. That's the problem with any subject, there's always more to it. Nice to see you around again Tim. How you doing? Take care, Richard
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Timothy Hicks
Date: 3/1/2016 1:40:00 AM
The ironic thing is that I actually enjoyed (enjoy) math! But I know it's not most people's cup of tea. Thanks for stopping by my old friend. I sent you soup mail, letting you know what's going on.