A riddle about school bullying was posted on Reddit—Dad Jokes on September 7, 2018:

*Q: What happens if the average number of bullies at a school goes up?
A: The mean increases.*

The joke also refers to “mathematical mean” (an average).

Reddit—Dad Jokes

What happens if the average number of bullies at a school goes up? (self.dadjokes)

submitted September 7, 2018 by timoteostewart

The mean increases.

keepingitcreel

@Keepingitcreel

What happens if the average number of bullies at a school goes up? The mean increases.

3:17 PM - 7 Sep 2018

Dad Jokes

@Dadsaysjokes

What happens if the average number of bullies at a school goes up?

The mean increases.

7:27 PM - 7 Sep 2018

Jake Schulte ✝️

@jschulte1314

What happens when the average number of bullies at a school goes up?

The mean increases

7:43 PM - 7 Sep 2018