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Topic: Slightly OT : I hate math
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Slightly OT : I hate math
Posted: Feb 4, 2010 1:29 AM
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At social gatherings when people ask what you do, if you say
mathematics, they'll often respond that they hate math or were
terrible at in school, etc. Kind of a rude response I think, as I
wouldn't come out and so openly diss someone's profession like that.
And somewhat of a humorous response, since few people would think to
confess that they were bad at English or could barely read or put
together a coherent sentence, and yet they so gleefully volunteer that
they are bad at math. I'm curious how people who do math respond to
those types of comments.

M



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