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Accountants just want to have fun...
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"If Heather has two mommies, and each of them has two brothers, and one of those brothers has another man for a 'roommate,' how many uncles does Heather have?"
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"That, of course, is the military solution."
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The Innumerate Seven
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'How will THIS ever apply to my real life?'
"If we have ten students, and no child is left behind, how may students will go to college?"
"Can I carry the remainder over to the next question?"
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"A billion is a thousand million? Why wasn't I informed of this?"
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Cats are not as intelligent as you think.
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'I've finished grading your exams, and there was a lot of improvement in addition and subtraction. Of course, you're all still multiplying like rabbits.'
"You will never get your math homework done that way mister!"
"Looks like we have a problem here."
"It`s my back, Doctor. It`s still giving me problems."
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'I don't know oranges, give me that same problem in apples. I know apples!'
"I would solve this story problem by developing the characters, heightening the conflict, and concluding with a satisfactory resolution."
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Moe money, moe problems.
"You're overthinking the problem, Sam."
"I solve mathematical problems, program electronic music, analyze environmental issues...but being a renaissance man isn't what it used to be."
'If you go on a diet and lose five pounds, only to gain ten the following month, how many infuriating godforsaken pounds do you weigh?'
"Terrific solution. Now if we could only find a problem fit it."
'According to my calculations, George, you don't exist. You... don't... exist, George. I'm going to have to ask you to leave.'
"That's true, Jeffrey, but you're missing the point."
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"I've always been taught to accentuate the positive."
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"I'm right because it feels right!"
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