Robert D Reed Publishers
More Jokes 4 Mathy Folks
Who Says MATH Can’t Be FUNNY?
Two times over! Here is the SECOND BOOK by G. Patrick Vennebush!!
Vennebush dispels the myth of the humorless mathematician. His quick wit comes through in this incredible compilation of jokes and stories. Intended for all math types, both this book, More Jokes 4 Mathy Folks, and his first book, Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks, provide a comprehensive collection of math humor, each book containing over 400 jokes. This too is a book that all teachers from elementary school through college should have in their library. But the humor isn’t just for the classroom—it also appeals to engineers, statisticians, and other math professionals searching for some good, clean, numerical fun.
If you took all the people who fell on the floor laughing when they read this book and laid them end-to-end, you’d have a very long line of people. It’d be a silly thing to do, but at least you’d know who to avoid at a cocktail party. ~ Gail Englert, Retired Teacher and NCTM Board Member 2002–05
Laughter is good for your health. Really, it is! That’s why I’m very glad that Patrick Vennebush has done it again! Take your own journey through MORE JOKES 4 MATHY FOLKS; but regardless of the path you take, you’ll smile, laugh out loud, and think about ways to use or adapt some of these jokes in your own classroom or personal repertoire. ~ Francis (Skip) Fennell, Professor Emeritus, McDaniel College, and Past President AMTE and NCTM
I’ve spent 11 years of my life with Patrick Vennebush, and let me tell you, it hasn’t been easy. Even though I’ve never laughed at one of his jokes, he keeps telling them to me. Doesn’t he know that I’m a dog and that I prefer Milk-Bones® to Napier’s bones? But he usually rubs me when he tells them, so I tolerate it. ~ Remy, Golden Retriever
While everyone loves to laugh, most people wouldn’t expect that to take place in a math classroom. This book fixes that problem with humor that kids and adults will chuckle about. Share these jokes with your students and colleagues. ~ Robert Kaplinsky, Math Teacher Specialist, Downey Unified School District
What an amazing collection of jokes, problems and stories that are “plays” on numbers, their names, relationships among them, and how they are used in many fields and by folks in varying professions... You don’t have to be a math aficionado to love this book. ~ Dr. Carole Greenes, Professor and Director of the PRIME Center, Arizona State University
AUTHOR G. Patrick Vennebush: Seven percent of a century has passed since the publication of MATH JOKES 4 MATHY FOLKS, and Patrick still plays ultimate Frisbee even though his knees continue to deteriorate, and he still tells math jokes even when no one laughs. He still lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, twin sons, and golden retriever. He still has an M.A. in curriculum and instruction, which the University of Maryland has not yet retracted. In fact, the only substantive change is that he now directs the development of digital math textbooks for Discovery Education. He hopes you like the math jokes in this collection as much as those in the original.