A math joke is told about square roots and root beer. “If you put root beer in a square glass do you get beer?” was cited on Twitter on May 15, 2012. “If you put root beer in a square cup, does it become beer?” was cited on Twitter on June 7, 2012.

The math joke quickly became very popular and has been printed on many images.

“What’s a math teacher’s favorite drink?"/"Root beer” is another math and root beer joke.

Twitter

Judson W. Buescher

@JudsonBWx

If you put root beer in a square glass do you get beer?

7:27 PM - 15 May 2012

Twitter

Pandeism Is Possible

@Pandeism

http://tmblr.co/ZsPYJwMjlOy8 If you put root beer in a square glass do you get beer?

1:15 AM - 4 Jun 2012

Twitter

Devin Cartelli

@tittystreet

If you put root beer in a square cup, does it become beer?

12:36 AM - 7 Jun 2012

League of Legends

I put root beer in a square cup

*Joseph Moffett*

07-02-2012

Now i just have beer :/

Google Groups: WANAKENYA

Re: [PK] ON A SERIOUS NOTE THOUGH

*Kuria-Mwangi *

12/28/12

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If you put root beer in a square cup, do you get beer?

Twitter

Dyxlesic

@eddie_rod

Pouring root beer in a square glass will turn it into just beer! pic.twitter.com/ej3tzS4YRX

Owosso, MI

7:52 PM - 24 May 2014

Twitter

Andrew Wall

@Awall1894

What’s a math majors favorite drink? Root beer in a square glass 😂😂😂😂😂 #MathJokesForDays

10:27 AM - 9 Sep 2014

Reddit—Jokes

I poured my root beer into a square cup

submitted May 25, 2015 by Kattladee

Now I’ve just got beer.

Google Books

*Bad Science Jokes
Jokes For Alkynes of Scientists*

By Melissa Miller

Lulu Publishing (Lulu.com)

2016

Pg. 72:

I put root beer in a square cup and now it’s just beer.