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Mathematicians: the first step in solving a problem is to write your problem out in the simplest terms you can.

Also mathematicians:

@tpfto I don't think I'd mind if every third object in mathematics was called a watermelon

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dehn_twist#Mapping_class_group

@jsiehler HAHA Lickorish was born for this 😂

@btcprox I have a collection at https://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/collection/food

𝓙. 𝓜.@tpfto@mathstodon.xyz@christianp you could even say it's... "regularly done" and "normal" (cf. https://mathoverflow.net/questions/7389) ... ;D