I got that. I just didn't understand why that was the answer. I thought the Freud one, perhaps, because he was at least more their contemporary, as compared to Godel or Goethe. But I don't see the logic - why is that pun more suited to Russell and Whitehead....?
Oh hang on, I think I've sussed it. Is it because Godel effectively blew their magnum opus (Principia Mathematica) out of the water? Now that *is* rather subtle. On 22 October 2013 14:37, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote: > On 10/21/2013 6:29 PM, LizR wrote: > >> 8/10 >> >> I didn't get the parrot/banana one because although I realised they were >> looking for a vector cross product I couldn't remember what that actually >> is! >> >> And I didn't get the "Godel is killing me!" one because I didn't see the >> logic (I still don't, really) >> > > It was a pun on "My girdle is killing me!", catch phrase in the days women > wore girdles. > > > Brent > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "Everything List" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to > everything-list+unsubscribe@**googlegroups.com<everything-list%2bunsubscr...@googlegroups.com> > . > To post to this group, send email to > everything-list@googlegroups.**com<email@example.com> > . > Visit this group at > http://groups.google.com/**group/everything-list<http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list> > . > For more options, visit > https://groups.google.com/**groups/opt_out<https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out> > . > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.