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"I teach in the department of people who aren't good at math."
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"Our rivals are in the top ten percent. We can do better. I want us in the top fifteen percent."
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"I know that there has been a lot of concern expressed about a 'skills shortage'....mainly amongst government ministers."
"It seems that our Count can't count."
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"When I grow up and get a job where I'm just a number, it'll be the wrong number."
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"Math is not my strong suit. That said, I would suggest investing 30% in stocks, 40% in bonds and 40% in previous metals."
"Step One: Admit you have a problem."
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"Now that you've finished my taxes, would you look at my son's math?"
'I'm not counting the days 'til Christmas. I don't do arithmetic unless they make me.'
"Mom, come look! The bunnies are multiplying!!"
"Sorry, Kevin, but you can't blame that on Common Core."
"We keep Frank around, because if there's a power failure he's the only one who can do anything."
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"Frank, I need your help. The computers are down, but I was told you know how to multiply two numbers together."
School of Wizardry and Creative Accounting.
"It's not my fault I've failed the maths test Mum: The ink froze in my pen..."
"I'd like to explain it to you, sir, but you don't have the math."
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Colin didn't really need a pocket-calculator...he already knew how many pockets he had!
"We have to move closer to civilisation: I can't cope with the home-schooling Maths curriculum anymore..."
School kid calls 911.
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An extra thick crumpet
"I don't want to be bad at algebra, but I can't help it! I'm good at it."
"Our math teacher polled the class... 40 percent said they were good with numbers...and 75 percent said they weren't."
"His scores are so big these days that he takes his accountant with him to do the adding up."
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"I'm afraid I'm just not up on this new math ... "