"A man, a plan, a canal--Panama" (1955)

Jim Parish jparish at SIUE.EDU
Sat Dec 25 23:57:06 UTC 2004

Mark A. Mandel wrote, of two relativistic limericks:
> If memory serves, I learned these from Martin Gardner's collection _The
> Mathematical Mag<pi>_. I don't remember the authors' names either, but that
> should help you find them.

Sounds right to me, too - but _The Mathematical Mag<pi>_ (and the companion
volume, _Fantasia Mathematica_) were edited by Clifton Fadiman, not Martin
Gardner. (I have both, but I'm away from home at the moment and can't check.)

Jim Parish
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