bottles of beer

Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM
Mon Jun 21 19:30:04 UTC 1999

A verse sung by science-fiction fans refer to aleph-null, which is the number of
integers there are. It is infinite, but smaller than the number of real numbers,
and is written as the Hebrew letter aleph, with subscript zero. Of course,
there's *always* at least one more integer. So...

     Aleph-null bottles of beer on the wall,
     Aleph-null bottles of beer.
     Take one down, pass it around,
     Aleph-null bottles of beer on the wall.

-- Mark A. Mandel
   ConCertino '99* Program(med) Chair
   Westborough, Mass., July 9-11, 1999

* a convention devoted to filk music [sic], the music of the science-fiction fan

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