3 . 1 4 1 5 9 2 6 5 3 . . .
March 14 -- that is, Pi-Day -- will soon be here. One of the ways of celebrating π is with dessert pastries (pies) -- but a π-day greeting often takes on the challenge of a message in Pilish -- a language whose word-lengths follow the digits of π -- a challenge that students often enjoy! An example:
Hug a tree, I shout -- hungering to defend trees and . . .
Here is a link to a list of previous blog posts featuring messages in Pilish.
In my lines below, the syllable-counts match the first six digits of π :
I don't think
can fit all of
digits into my
finite and somewhat impatient mind . . .
Here, at the NaturalMath website, is a wonderful array of Pi-day jokes.
Here is a link to this blog's previous Pi-day postings.
Happy Pi Day, everyone! Love the Pilish example above.ReplyDelete
Below is a Pilish Scrabblegram. A Scrabblegram uses each of the 100 tiles from a game of Scrabble exactly once. In the example below, the number of letters in each word (not in parentheses) are, in order, 3, 1, 4, 1, 5, etc. There's a link below that includes a picture to go with it. Enjoy!
Now I know a ratio (use X/D):
Periphery of circle (X)
above the level diameter (D).
Justifies amazing equations.
Got no end, arguably.
Blanks: E, X