The Fence


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Joke ID#10710
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Submitted Byenderofgames
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An engineer, a physicist, and a mathematician are trying to set up a fenced-in area for some sheep, but they have a limited amount of building material. The engineer gets up first and makes a square fence with the material, reasoning that it's a pretty good working solution.

"No no," says the physicist, "there's a better way." He takes the fence and makes a circular pen, showing how it encompasses the maximum possible space with the given material.

Then the mathematician speaks up: "No, no, there's an even better way." To the others' amusement he proceeds to construct a little tiny fence around himself, then declares:

"I define myself to be on the outside."




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Posted by kikadez Mar 18, 2006

i dont get it

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Posted by tsimkin May 16, 2006

This is the best joke I have seen on here. Great job!

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Posted by teen_wiz Jun 06, 2006

Yeah, I don't get it either? Can someone help? *is pathetic*

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Posted by Battery Jun 22, 2006

He saying that everyting other than in that area is inside, giving the biggest possible area

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Posted by 90sgirl Dec 22, 2008

I heard this one before, except that they were trying to compete for territory.

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