Larry Hammick wrote: > Any native German speakers in the house? I'm looking for the German > equivalent, if there is one, of "crank", in the usual sci.math sense of > that word.
"Cuckoo". Since the Swiss invented the whole subject, not Americans or Germans, Since that's where William Tell stories came from.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Crank_%28person%29 > Crankosity, despite its great importance and worldwide prevalence, is > treated at Wikipedia only in English, Danish, and Chinese. Now this > room is full of experts on the subject, from all over the globe. Get to > work, you guys.