How Many Rectangles? Give this Academic a Smart Retort
“I’ve had enough of your smart retorts!”
Ever since the long-retired Mrs. Begy tossed this condemnation at my older brother back in high school, I’ve been looking for more ways to deliver smart retorts to academics. I love learning, mind you, but I find the temptation to derail serious thinkahs is irresistable.
I can feel it: there’s plenty of good material in this earnest challenge by Loren Ijapon:
What’s your irreverent answer?