Remember when a state in the southern US legally defined pi as 3?
God bless America.
@ajroach42 Good times: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indiana_Pi_Bill
(this story is aporcaphal, of course. The real story of what almost happened in Indiana is weirder and less fun
@ajroach42 "It was transferred to the Committee on Education, which reported favorably"
@freakazoidOf course. Because it's easy to hide lies behind numbers no one will bother to re-check.
@ajroach42 I dunno, this part made me laugh, 'but the Speaker accepted another member's recommendation to refer the bill to the Committee on Swamplands, where the bill could "find a deserved grave".'
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@ajroach42 The sad part is, based on the concentration of Confederate Battle Flags in Ohio (which is just as far north as Indiana), the border between "the South" and "the North" is probably the 49th parallel.
@ajroach42 no, but this is so funny.
@ajroach42 lets just round the number of states down to 1, it's easier to remember