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What Would Be A Good Sign For a Math Teacher?

The above "sign" is the logo for the Carthage Journal of Undergraduate Mathematics, an on-line math journal.

Mathematics teachers could jazz up their classroom with other clever signs posted around the room....just like other professions. For example, consider these known examples of real-world signs...if they don't exist, they should:

  • On an electrician's truck: "Let us remove your shorts."
  • On door to a maternity clothes shop: "We are open labor day."
  • In a non-smoking area: "If we see you smoking we will assume you are on fire and take appropriate actions."
  • On a maternity room door in hospital: "Push, Push, Push!"
  • In an optometrist's office: "If you don't see what you're looking for, you've come to the right place."
  • On a scientist's door: "Gone fission."
  • In a podiatrist's window: "Time wounds all heels."
  • In a butcher shop window: "Let me meet your needs."
  • In a used car lot: "Second hand cars in first crash condition."
  • Sign on a homeowner's fence: "Salesmen welcome. Dog food is expensive."
  • Sign in a car dealership: " The best way to get back on your feet -- miss a car payment."
  • Sign in a muffler shop: "No appointment necessary. We will hear you coming."
  • Sign on a front door: "Everyone in this house is a vegetarian except the dog!"
If you can suggest some clever signs for mathematics teachers, please send them to me...and I will try to share them in a future Humor note.