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3.10.10

Some Things You May Not Know

Trivia #1

Context
Question:
How many floccinaucinihilipilifications would a floccinaucinihilipilificating floccinaucinihilipilificator floccinaucinihilipilificate if a floccinaucinihilipilificating floccinaucinihilipilificator could floccinaucinihilipilificate floccinaucinihilipilifications?

Answer:
Why, a floccinaucinihilipilificating floccinaucinihilipilificator would floccinaucinihilipilificate as many floccinaucinihilipilifications as a floccinaucinihilipilificating floccinaucinihilipilificator could floccinaucinihilipilificate if a floccinaucinihilipilificating floccinaucinihilipilificator could floccinaucinihilipilificate floccinaucinihilipilifications.

Meaning

Trivia #2
There are exactly 101 solutions to the following problem:

Make the numbers 123456789 add up to 100, by inserting any of these arithmetic operations (+ - * /) into the string of numbers (and keeping the numbers in the above order). (Parentheses are not allowed, and assume MDAS.)

Example:
123 - 45 - 67 + 89 = 100

Please see http://www.jimloy.com/puzz/1234.htm for the complete list of solutions.

Trivia #3
Two of the three famous English palindromes are:
1. A man, a plan, a canal, Panama!
2. Madam, I'm Adam.


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