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MISCELLANEOUS
To the problem of modeling...
At the military science lesson:

Instructor: you must learn it well that a shell, after being fired from a cannon, keeps a parabolic trajectory, like this (drawing).
Student (gingerly): may I ask you a question?
Instructor: sure!
Student (gingerly): if the cannon is turned sideways than the shell will go round the corner, will not it?
Instructor (embarrassed): well..., hm-m..., mm..., well... Oh! No one would lay it down sideways, it is so heavy!
The version of the previous joke:

Instructor: you must learn it well that a shell, after being fired from a cannon, first moves parabolically and than mechanically.
- Sun-spots are indeed very important, - Svejk broke in. - Once there appeared a sun-spot, and the same day I was beaten at the Bansets' pub in Nousli. Since then before going out I always browse newspapers looking for a notice about any sun-spot. In such a case - "farewell, my angel", I stay at home. When the Monpele volcano has annihilated the Martinic island, one professor announced in the "National Policy" that he had warned of the sun-spots. Unfortunately, the "National Policy" was not delivered to that island in time. And down they crashed!
Jaroslav Hasek. "The Adventures of Good Soldier Svejk".
(Translation of EMICS web-master)
"If you give a mare a flick on the nose it will wag its tail."
Kozma Proutkov
(Translation of EMICS web master)
Complexity definition
A problem is said to be complex if its solution can not be downloaded from the Internet.

I.Konnov
 
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