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#210017 - 03/14/13 12:56 PM Pi day  
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"The Greek letter pi (π), is the first letter of the word perimetros (Greek for perimeter)."

I never knew that!!

#210023 - 03/14/13 02:56 PM Re: Pi day [Re: Jackie]  
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When is "Pi Day"? Doesn't it come around once a year?????


----please, draw me a sheep----
#210025 - 03/14/13 06:33 PM Re: Pi day [Re: LukeJavan8]  
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3.14

#210026 - 03/14/13 10:09 PM Re: Pi day [Re: olly]  
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After asking here, I went to a shopping mall and there
was no lack of college kids wearing t-shirts with
3:14 on them. Thanks and as for myself: duh!


----please, draw me a sheep----
#210030 - 03/15/13 01:22 AM Re: Pi day [Re: Jackie]  
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Hey, olls, don't you-all put the day first and the month second?

#210052 - 03/17/13 07:42 PM Re: Pi day [Re: Jackie]  
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Yes we do. Not many know of Pi day here.
I know it cos I am one of the idiots who every now and then tries to memorise a few more characters, dunno why just dunno.


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