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Thu Mar 25, 2021, 06:31 AM

Do you know Arabic math is now being taught in public school

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Now as I mentioned I work with a lot of young teamsters that vote GQP.

Qanon teamster- That bitch of a Vice President is mandating that our kids be taught Arabic math.

Duncanpup a teamster for 34 years holding a Union card. - you mean like the numerals 0 -10

Qanon teamster- I’m not having this bullshit taught to my kids.

Duncanpup- Bro weren’t you a F.O in Marine corps as former infantry I knew a couple of arty dudes. So you guys just used American math.

I turned to a friend and asked where in the fuck do they come up with this shit.

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Reply Do you know Arabic math is now being taught in public school (Original post)
Duncanpup Mar 2021 OP
Diamond_Dog Mar 2021 #1
donco Mar 2021 #11
hlthe2b Mar 2021 #2
ProfessorGAC Mar 2021 #3
PJMcK Mar 2021 #17
ProfessorGAC Mar 2021 #24
griloco Mar 2021 #35
Captain Zero Mar 2021 #34
Chipper Chat Mar 2021 #4
multigraincracker Mar 2021 #5
Duncanpup Mar 2021 #6
flor-de-jasmim Mar 2021 #7
twodogsbarking Mar 2021 #8
wnylib Mar 2021 #18
diverdownjt Mar 2021 #21
twodogsbarking Mar 2021 #27
central scrutinizer Mar 2021 #9
wnylib Mar 2021 #19
Dr. Strange Mar 2021 #20
mcar Mar 2021 #10
AllaN01Bear Mar 2021 #12
bucolic_frolic Mar 2021 #13
CaptainTruth Mar 2021 #33
AllaN01Bear Mar 2021 #14
diverdownjt Mar 2021 #22
keithbvadu2 Mar 2021 #15
TheRickles Mar 2021 #16
mwooldri Mar 2021 #23
sarge43 Mar 2021 #25
Duncanpup Mar 2021 #28
sarge43 Mar 2021 #36
question everything Mar 2021 #26
appleannie1 Mar 2021 #29
róisín_dubh Mar 2021 #30
Evolve Dammit Mar 2021 #31
Wounded Bear Mar 2021 #32

Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 06:33 AM

1. The stupid, it burns

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Response to Diamond_Dog (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:17 AM

11. As retired

Central States Organizer WHO enjoys VERY MUCH his VERY PENSION much energized tell them 2+2 equals=4.

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 06:34 AM

2. The ignorance of the RW can surely make for satire, but I'm now too irritated by it

to laugh. Healthier to laugh, though, I suppose.

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 06:37 AM

3. You Work With Some Morons, D

Tell them to do math with roman numerals.
But, don't translate to the numerals we know. They can't! X*L = D? How?
One has to know X is 10 (in ARABIC numerals) and so on.
But, they're too dumb to grasp that concept.

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Response to ProfessorGAC (Reply #3)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:45 AM

17. A big problem with Roman numerals

There is no zero.

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Response to PJMcK (Reply #17)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 08:25 AM

24. That , Too!

Given the colosseum, the pantheon, aqueducts, & roads, scholars are quite certain romans had numerals for math, & didn't use roman numerals except for buildings & documents.
Makes sense.

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Response to PJMcK (Reply #17)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 09:37 AM

35. A problem for the GQP which has many zeros...

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Response to ProfessorGAC (Reply #3)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 09:28 AM

34. Good thing those Moran's have a union

Otherwise they'd be living under the 7.25/hr bridge.

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 06:57 AM

4. 0h 1he h 00 r0r

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:03 AM

5. First rule of Sharia law.

Death for getting or giving an abortion.

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Response to multigraincracker (Reply #5)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:05 AM

6. Same place

The GQP talibangilest want to take us to

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:05 AM

7. you could get subversive and ask if they'd rather add/multiply etc using Roman or Arabic numerals.

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:06 AM

8. What next?

Binary code?

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Response to twodogsbarking (Reply #8)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:52 AM

18. What? All those Arabic 0s and 1 s?

They should give up their computers, then.

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Response to twodogsbarking (Reply #8)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:59 AM

21. 001100011101001110

exactly

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Response to diverdownjt (Reply #21)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 08:54 AM

27. On, off, on, off

JFC pick one.

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:13 AM

9. Not strictly Arabic

Hindu mathematicians developed the place value system which required the invention of zero. (The Mayans independently invented zero and place value). If you want to trigger your RWNJ tell him his kids are learning Indian math as a tribute to Kamala Harris.

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Response to central scrutinizer (Reply #9)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:56 AM

19. LOL. Love it. Their alternative choice

to the Arabic/Asian Indian zero based math comes from those Mexicans that their orange hero warned them about.

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Response to central scrutinizer (Reply #9)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:58 AM

20. Oh come on. Zero?

That's nothing.

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:16 AM

10. That's an episode in the last season of Veep

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:18 AM

12. like algerbra. calculus

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:21 AM

13. GQP genius children should develop their own math system

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Response to bucolic_frolic (Reply #13)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 09:27 AM

33. Like GQP equals 0

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:22 AM

14. this is like the victory fries nonsense that was used when we had yet another hisssy fit with france

and french fries were invented in belgium, not france . and it is the way the fries are cooked . they are flashed fried in hot cooking oil.

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Response to AllaN01Bear (Reply #14)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 08:00 AM

22. my dad to this day hates france....

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:30 AM

15. Are English numbers Arabic?

https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=arabic+numerals

Are English numbers Arabic?

The numbers English speakers use every day, known as Arabic numerals, were developed in the Maghreb during the 10th century. They made their way into Europe through Arab scholars in Al-Andalus (modern-day Andalusia in Spain), hence they are called Arabic numerals.
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Why do we call them Arabic numerals?

The Hindu-Arabic or Indo-Arabic numerals were invented by mathematicians in India. Persian and Arabic mathematicians called them "Hindu numerals". Later they came to be called "Arabic numerals" in Europe because they were introduced to the West by Arab merchants.
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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 07:31 AM

16. It's not just the numbers - what about algebra?

If "X" is your hourly wage this year, and your union contract guarantees a 5% COLA, what will you hourly wage be next year?
Arabic math comes in handy!

The word "algebra" comes from the Arabic "al jabr", the reunion of broken parts, ie. the healing of a broken bone. So the great basketball player Kareem Abdul Jabbar's last name is actually the same word as "algebra", and he solved some pretty tough equations on court. Often words that start with "al-" are Arabic in origin, as it is the definite article, "the": alcohol, alchemy, alfalfa, Alcatraz - but not Alabama!

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 08:24 AM

23. Next they'll be teaching the kids the Latin alphabet. NT

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 08:29 AM

25. Don't forget (wait for it) ... COFFEE!

That insidious poison, the low end of the speed spectrum. I'd hazard that former Marine lived on it.

The quickest way to destroy the US armed forces is cut off its coffee supply for about week.

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Response to sarge43 (Reply #25)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 09:09 AM

28. I have PTSD from instant coffee

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Response to Duncanpup (Reply #28)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 10:20 AM

36. I believe it.

Instant coffee is Satan's snot.

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 08:49 AM

26. Of course they prefer Roman numbers; no zero..

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 09:09 AM

29. 1-2-3-4-5- The audacity

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 09:17 AM

30. Tell them to switch to Mayan math...

. .. ... .... __

. .. ... .... __
__ __ __ __ __

Looks something like this (1-10). I forgot, they had zero too, but I can't make the symbol for it.

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 09:18 AM

31. The right can spew whatever they can make up, as fast as they can make it up and the rabid base laps

it up, gets angrier and passes it along to anyone who will listen. No reality required; just a mutual hatred of anyone "different" than themselves, which is essentially everyone. And so they stay in a constant state of lather and froth, until they either snap or die of whatever.

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Response to Duncanpup (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 09:21 AM

32. And it's 1-2-3 what are we fighting for?



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