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an elastic band with a dotted line printed around its circumference
"Drat! I'm down to my last elastic band,
and it's too small to fit around this vital
bundle of notes". "Don't worry - use this
one." "That's very kind of you, but it's
clearly far too small to do the job." "Ah yes,
but if you just cut along the entire length
of that dotted line, it will
double in size."
"Oh I see, I didn't notice that half twist -
||And if you do the same again, you will
have two large elastic bands, albeit
||If you continue this process indefinitely,
you will of course have an infinite quantity
of elastic band.
||- Extroardinarily limited in application
- Addresses a nearly non-existant problem
- Which is itself more easily and cheaply solved with a quick trip to the drug store