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New Use For a Möbius Strip

Just found this unusual poem....hope you enjoy it, as you need mathematical knowledge to understand it!



A New Solution to an Old Problem
By: Eleanor Ninestein

The topologist's child was quite hyper
'Til she wore a Moebius diaper.
The mess on the inside
Was thus on the outside
And it was easy for someone to wipe her.

Source: "An Evening of Mathematical Poetry," Humanistic Mathematics Network Journal, April 1992.