---------------------------------- | ## MONTHLY PRIZE CONTEST ARCHIVE |

**February 2006 Contest**-
**Contest: Correctly identify these three members of the faculty/staff of the Department of Mathematical Sciences.**

A

Weldon Lodwick

B

Stan Payne

C

Mike Jacobson**Sorry! There were no correct responses in this contest.**

**March 2006 Contest**-
**Contest: Provide a caption for the photograph below.**The best caption submitted, as determined by the editorial board of this newsletter, will win this contest. (By the way, the gentleman in this photo is our own Stan Payne.)

March's winner is

**Leah Grant**whose caption was :

**Dr. Stanley Payne swaggers around town, making an example of the last person that washed the windows in his office ...**

**April 2006 Contest**-
### Mathematical One-Liners

**There is a particular type of "groaner" often heard in mathematical circles, that I am calling a "Mathematical One-Liner". These are usually questions with answers that mangle some mathematical concept. Some examples of this genre are:**- Q: What's yellow and equivalent to the Axiom of Choice?

A: Zorn's Lemon. - Q: What's purple and commutes?

A: An abelian grape. - Q: What's yellow, linear, normed and complete?

A: A Bananach space. - Q: What's a polar bear?

A: A rectangular bear after a coordinate transform. - Q: What does the little mermaid wear?

A: An Algebra

There were no submissions in this contest.

- Q: What's yellow and equivalent to the Axiom of Choice?
**May 2006 Contest**-
### Mathematical One-Liners

**There is a particular type of "groaner" often heard in mathematical circles, that I am calling a "Mathematical One-Liner". These are usually questions with answers that mangle some mathematical concept. Some examples of this genre are:**- Q: What's yellow and equivalent to the Axiom of Choice?

A: Zorn's Lemon. - Q: What's purple and commutes?

A: An abelian grape. - Q: What's yellow, linear, normed and complete?

A: A Bananach space. - Q: What's a polar bear?

A: A rectangular bear after a coordinate transform. - Q: What does the little mermaid wear?

A: An Algebra

There were no submissions in this contest.

- Q: What's yellow and equivalent to the Axiom of Choice?

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