Mathematicians
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Joke ID  #14658 
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Submitted By  Orthologist 
Corrected By  FerretGirl 
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A group of people were sitting and having coffee. Suddenly, a friend of the mathematician of the group boomed in and said, Did you hear that? A mathematician has developed a theorem which says that every odd number higher than 2 is a prime. So, here are the thoughts of every person in the room.
The Mathematician: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 is not a prime. Theorem disproved!
The Physicist: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 is an experimental error, 11 is a prime,...
The Engineer: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 is practically a prime, 11 is a prime,...
The Programmer: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 7 is a prime,...
The Salesperson: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9  we'll do for you the best we can,...
The Computer Software Salesperson: 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, 9 will be prime in the next release,...
The Biologist: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9  results have not arrived yet,...
The Advertiser: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 11 is a prime,...
The Lawyer: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9  there is not enough evidence to prove that it is not a prime,...
The Accountant: 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, 9 is prime, deducing 10% tax and 5% other obligations.
The Statistician: Let's try several randomly chosen numbers: 17 is a prime, 23 is a prime, 11 is a prime...
The Professor: 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, and the rest are left as an exercise for the student.
The Computational linguist: 3 is an odd prime, 5 is an odd prime, 7 is an odd prime, 9 is a very odd prime,...
The Psychologist: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 is a prime but tries to suppress it,...
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