The Internet destroyed mystery
who was the greatest ballplayer
IPhone + Google + stats = unarguable answer
Backup crew for Apollo 11
scroll…. 3 names
the drummed out drummer
dumped from The Beatles for Ringo
screen flash : Pete Best
And for teachers
that required thought and deduction.
It was a gifted class
high school mathematics
take home problems
impossible to solve with present knowledge.
One pupil does
irrespective of difficulty.
His father helps candour admits
as the year progresses
a solution, the correct one, returns each morning.
One day very impressed
she asks is your father a computer program or engineer?
“No Miss, he’s a butcher
he just really likes mathematics.”