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Entry from March 20, 2018
“Where are mathematicians buried?"/"The symmetry.”

A math riddle is:

Q: Where are mathematicians buried?
A: The symmetry.

“Symmetry” sounds like “cemetery.” The joke has been cited in print since at least 2007.

My favourite joke at the moment:

Where are mathematicians buried?
>The Symmetry!

Ha ha ha…
Happy holidays to all
choccy cake, Dec 21, 2007 #112

Math Is Fun Forum
Math one-liners
2011-06-14 09:11:43
joke[42]="Where are mathematicians buried?”;
punch[42]="The Symmetry.”;

Assignment Expert
-Where are mathematicians buried? -The Symmetry.
7:16 AM - 1 Sep 2011

lol “@solvingexpert: -Where are mathematicians buried? -The Symmetry.”
7:17 AM - 1 Sep 2011

PTC Mathcad
Where are mathematicians buried? -The Symmetry. /via @solvingexpert ^bg
7:34 AM - 1 Sep 2011

Shimoshi Nakamura
“Question: Where are mathematicians buried? “ Ans : The symmetry”
3:24 PM - 14 Dec 2012

Google Groups: BunchofCurators
Clickable Classic Jokes V: Math Humor
“Where are mathematicians buried?” “The symmetry.”

Mr B’s Maths
Where are mathematicians buried??...
The symmetry! 😂
7:28 AM - 14 Aug 2015

Shit Jokes
Where are mathematicians buried?
The Symmertry.
4:27 PM - 20 Mar 2018

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