A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from July 09, 2016
“Life without geometry is pointless”

"Life without geometry is pointless” (or “Life without geometry would be pointless") is jocular one-line saying that has been printed on posters, T-shirts and ecards. The popular math saying has been cited in print since a least 1991.

Google Books
Biology/Science Materials
By Carolina Biological Supply Company.
Burlington, NC: Carolina Biological Supply Co.,
Pg. 1271:
Life without geometry would be pointless

Google Groups: comp.home.automation
A/V Splitting and Combining (cable,DVD,VCR)
Ryan Maas Apex, NC ::  Life without geometry ::
::  maas @ pagesz . net ::  would be pointless!

Google Books
A Haiku/Pun for Everyone:
Book Three

By Paul Treatman
NewYork, NY: iUniverse, Inc.
Pg. 32:
Euclid believed that
Life without geometry
Is simply pointless.

Google Books
Some Adventures in Euclidean Geometry
By Michael de Villiers
Ashwood, South Africa: Michael de Villiers (trading as Dynamic Mathematics Learning)
Pg. ?:
“Life without geometry is pointless.”

life without geometry is pointless
7:45 AM - 11 Mar 2009

Math in the Middle
July 20, 2015
Top 10 Things Every Middle School Math Teacher Should Have For Their Classroom
3.  Fun, Nerdy, Math Decorations
I like my room to set the tone as a fun place to learn math.  I have math comic strips up around the room (Frank and Ernest have a bunch of good ones), cheesy math posters (such as “Life without geometry is pointless”), and my new addition that I am VERY excited about is an algebra alphabet set that I made to hang around my room

Life without geometry…
submitted July 10, 2016 by dngcstr
is pointless
But with geometry, it’s so plane.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Saturday, July 09, 2016 • Permalink