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You're on the road, when you hit a traffic
stops and you stare blankly ahead
rear ends of about a dozen or so cars in
front, but then you
remember that the license plates all now
mathematical symbols including some =
among the numerals, inviting you to
stretch your brain with
mental arithmetic. Some of these could
be simple additions,
but square roots, complex numbers, and
conundrums are all feasible, depending
on your level of
ability. Trafficalculus competitions would
Calculations could span several lanes of
traffic with folk
signalling each other with messages such
as "what's the
to the blue Ford Transit multiplied by the
white Toyota in
||I graffiti; therefore, I think.
||This is a fantastic and silly idea and I love the way you have brazenly predicted people's reaction to it as well.
||"Barley soluble conumdrums." You mean
riddles than dissolve in grain?
||I had forgotten this one myself - was
one of my first ideas last year, and a
very mediocre offering at that.
|| Well spotted [rasberry re-tart] The
barley has returned to the harvest.