Christian Lawson-Perfect

Write lots of zeros on a pad --
fifty, then fifty more - and add
a 1 before them all --
a 'googol' we now call
this giant number - not bad!

That's the entry for 'googol' in the Omnificent English Dictionary in English Form.
There are loads more mathsy words defined in doggerel poetry at

Sign in to participate in the conversation

A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make \(\pi z^2 \times a\) jokes.

Use \( and \) for inline LaTeX, and \[ and \] for display mode.