Mathematical surprises – David Richeson: Division by Zero

I’m interested in compiling a list of “mathematical surprises.” The best possible example would be a mathematical discovery that no mathematician saw coming, but after it was disc… Source: Mathematical surprises – David Richeson: Division by Zero

List of placeholder names by language – Wikipedia

Danish[edit]Things[edit]In Danish a common placeholder word is dims (derived from German Dings), used for small unspecified objects (gadgets). Long, thin and pointy objects may be called javert or javertus, derived from the verb jage in the meaning ‘thrust’. Other placeholders for objects are dingenot, dimsedut, dippedut, huddelifut, himstregims, himstregimst and tingest; sager (lit. ‘stuff’) and… Fortsæt læsning af List of placeholder names by language – Wikipedia