1970 Jokes

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    Saw this one on a professor's door:
    The evolution of mathematics education
    during the last 30 years.
    1960's
    A peasant sells a bag of potatoes for $10. His costs amount to 4/5 of his
    selling price. What is his profit?
    1970's
    A farmer sells a bag of potatoes for $10. His costs amount to 4/5 of his
    selling price, i.e. $8. What is his profit?
    1970's (New Math)
    A farmer exchanges a set P of potatoes with a set M of money. The cardinality
    of the set M is equal to $10 and each element of M is worth $1. Draw 10 big
    dots representing the elements of M.
    The set C of production costs is comprised of 2 big dots less than the set M.
    Represent C as a subset of M and give the answer to the question: What is the
    cardinality of the set of profits? (Draw everything in red).
    1980's
    A farmer sells a bag of potatoes for $10. His production costs are $8 and his
    profit is $2. Underline the word "potatoes" and discuss with your more...

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    1970: Long Hair
    2000: Longing for hair

    1970: The perfect high.
    2000: The perfect high yield mutual fund.

    1970: Keg.
    2000: EKG.

    1970: Acid Rock.
    2000: Acid Reflux.

    1970: Moving to California because it's cool.
    2000: Moving to California because it's warm.

    1970: Growing pot.
    2000: Growing pot belly.

    1970: Douglas Street bridge.
    2000: Dental bridge.

    1970: Watching John Glenn's historic flight with your parents.
    2000: Watching John Glenn's historic flight with your children.

    1970: Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Elizabeth Taylor.
    2000: Trying NOT to look like Marlon Brando or Elizabeth Taylor.

    1970: Seeds and stems.
    2000: Roughage.

    1970: Popping pills, smoking joints.
    2000: Popping joints.

    1970: Our president's struggle with Fidel.
    2000: Our president's struggle with fidelity.

    1970: more...

    In the 1970's, before women were allowed to sign up for combat duty, a man was bragging to his friends about how his sister disguised herself as a man and was able to join the army. "But, wait a minute," said one listener, "She'll have to dress with the boys and shower with them too. Won't she?" "Sure," replied the man. "Well, won't they find out?" asked his friend. The man shrugged and replied, "But who will tell?"

    Isn't this the truth!...

    1970: Long Hair
    2000: Longing for hair

    1970: The perfect high.
    2000: The perfect high yield mutual fund.

    1970: Keg.
    2000: EKG.

    1970: Acid Rock.
    2000: Acid Reflux.

    1970: Moving to California because it's cool.
    2000: Moving to California because it's warm.

    1970: Growing pot.
    2000: Growing pot belly.

    1970: Douglas Street bridge.
    2000: Dental bridge.

    1970: Watching John Glenn's historic flight with your parents.
    2000: Watching John Glenn's historic flight with your children.

    1970: Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Elizabeth Taylor.
    2000: Trying NOT to look like Marlon Brando or Elizabeth Taylor.

    1970: Seeds and stems.
    2000: Roughage.

    1970: Popping pills, smoking joints.
    2000: Popping joints.

    1970: Our president's struggle with Fidel.
    2000: Our president's struggle with more...

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