October 23 is National Mole Day
It’s this kind of Mole aka Avogadro’s Number
6.022137 × 1023
It’s a unit of measurement used in chemistry. Mr. Chalker, my high school chem teacher would crap a mole (animal) if he knew I was writing about this. The old reprobate.
Mole Day is celebrated annually from 6:02 am to 6:02 pm by chemistry nerds and number nerds in schools throughout the U.S.
This brings forth such wit as…
Q: What did Avogadro teach his students in math class?
Q: What kind of fruit did Avogadro eat in the summer?
Q: Why was there only one Avogadro?
A: When they made him, they broke the Moled
Q: What kept Avogadro in bed for two months?
Q: What did Avogadro invent for his wife to use as a night cream?
A: Oil of Molay
Q: What is Avogadro’s favorite kind of music?
A: Rock ‘N’ Mole
Q: What did Avogadro get when he mixed ice cream, chocolate syrup, and milk together?
A: A chocolate Molted
Q: Avogadro loved to watch M*A*S*H. Which character did he like most?
A: Father Molecahy
Q: What was Avogadro’s favorite Indian tribe?
A: The Molehawks
Exactly what is wrong with today’s educational system. Instead of studying all the minutiae about Avogadro’s number, its derivation and use among scientists, they make it another “let’s-have-cupcakes-and-make-up-jokes” day.
Wake up Moles! Math and numbers should be boring and tedious.
Welcome back from the controlled substances world. You seem like your old self again.
.-= Catch Her in the Wry´s last blog pithWe wondered when it would happen =-.
Been a loooong time! Still random as usual 🙂