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vulgar fraction


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  • noun arithmetic A fraction in the form of one integer divided by another, non-zero, integer.


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  • GUISEPPE: It's quite simple. Observe. Two husbands have managed to acquire three wives. Three wives--two husbands. (Reckoning up.) That's two-thirds of a husband to each wife.

    TESSA: O Mount Vesuvius, here we are in arithmetic! My good sir, one can't marry a vulgar fraction!

    GIUSEPPE: You've no right to call me a vulgar fraction!

    -- W.S. Gilbert, The Gondoliers

    August 21, 2008

  • Delightfully insane!

    August 21, 2008