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. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from March 14, 2022
“Pi Day is just a fake holiday created by math companies to sell more math”

"Pi Day is just a fake holiday created by math companies to sell more math” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many images. Pi Day is March 14th (3/14), just as Pi is “3.14.” No one is selling math, but it’s often said that other holidays such as Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day were created by florists and greeting card companies.

“#PI day is just a holiday made up by the math companies to sell more math” was posted on Twetter by Tannerthanyou on March 15, 2013. “Pi Day is just a fake holiday created by math companies to sell more math” was posted on Twitter by Frankie Zelnick on March 14, 2015. “Pi Day is just a fake holiday created by math companies to sell more math” was posted on Twitter by Frankie Zelnick on March 14, 2016.

“Pi Day is just a fake holiday created by math companies to sell more math” was posted on Twitter by Frankie Zelnick—again—on March 13, 2017. This tweet went viral and received over 26,500 likes.


Wikipedia: Pi
The number π ( /paɪ/; spelled out as ”pi“ ) is a mathematical constant, approximately equal to 3.14159. It is defined in Euclidean geometry[a] as the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, and also has various equivalent definitions. It appears in many formulas in all areas of mathematics and physics.
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In the United States, Pi Day falls on 14 March (written 3/14 in the US style), and is popular among students.

Twetter
Tannerthanyou
@pkatanner
#PI day is just a holiday made up by the math companies to sell more math
11:12 AM · Mar 15, 2013·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Frankie Zelnick
@phranqueigh
Pi Day is just a fake holiday created by math companies to sell more math.
9:12 AM · Mar 14, 2015·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Ryan
@27backspace
Pi Day’s just a holiday invented by big businesses to sell more math.
2:40 PM · Mar 14, 2015·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Frankie Zelnick
@phranqueigh
Pi Day is just a fake holiday created by math companies to sell more math.
12:04 PM · Mar 14, 2016·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Frankie Zelnick
@phranqueigh
Pi Day is just a fake holiday created by math companies to sell more math.
8:46 PM · Mar 13, 2017·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Winnipeg Comedy Festival
@WpgComFest
Happy Pi Day! Also known as the holiday created by @Hallmark to sell more Math… #Math #MoreMath #ARoundOfMath #MathForEveryone! #PiDay #NotPieDay #MmmmmPieDay…
2:35 PM · Mar 14, 2018·Twitter for Android

Google Books
Pi Day Is Just a Fake Holiday Invented by Math Companies to Sell More Math
Big Math Shill - 6 X 9 100 Lined Page Journal
By Faculty Loungers · 2019

Reddit—Conspiracy
Crossposted by u/question_johndoe March 14, 2019
Pi day is a fake holiday created by math company’s to sell more math

Reddit—Teenagers
Posted by u/Raice19 March 15, 2019
Pi day is a hoax funded by math corporations to sell more math
That is all

Twitter
❄️ L…Mower 💎
@lisamower30
Pi Day is just a fake holiday created by math companies to sell more math.
10:55 AM · Mar 14, 2022·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Bob Kostic
@causticbob
#PiDay is just a fake holiday created by math companies to sell more math.
6:55 PM · Mar 14, 2022·Twitter Web App

Posted by Barry Popik
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