Mathematicians: the first step in solving a problem is to write your problem out in the simplest terms you can.
@christianp now I'm curious about what other mathematical terms/concepts there are that borrow food names
@btcprox @christianp Here's one involving Mozartkugeln: http://erikdemaine.org/papers/SphereWrapping_EuroCG2007/paper.pdf
@btcprox @christianp Does the "Lickorish Twist Theorem" count?
@christianp I remember a conference talk on the proof that braid groups are linear. The presenter explained that his proof would use "forks and noodles," and went on to clarify that "noodles" are embedded arcs that represent certain cohomology classes, and "forks" are, "...um, what you use to detect noodles."
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