Here is Will and Guy’s collection of jokes and funny facts to celebrate Pi

(Pie!) Day on March 14th.

- The Original Pi Day Joke
- Drôle Pi Day Jokes
- Will and Guy’s Fun

Facts About Pi - Drôle Pi Day Jokes
- Pi Day with Dilbert

### The Original Pi Day Joke

When the Liberty Bell was forged, the Philadelphia city council

decided to celebrate the inauguration by holding a pie baking contest.

There were to be two categories: the best “bell” shaped pie and the best

overall pie.

Competition was hot but all was well in the end when a local, and

popular nun, named Theresa, from the local community, won the

competition with a superb vegetable pie.

Everyone knows that

Mother Theresa Wins The No Bell Peas Prize.

### Drôle Pi Day Jokes

Mathematicians even tell Pi Jokes on Pi Day. You will quickly realise

from the “Pi jokes” below, lovers of Pi may be far better at Maths than at

humour.

- What do you get when you cut a Jack O’Lantern by its diameter? =

Pumpkin Pi - What do you get when you take green cheese and divide its

circumference by its diameter? = Moon Pi. - What do you get when you take the sun and divide its circumference

by its diameter? = Pi in the sky. - Mathematician says: ‘Pi r squared.’ The baker replies: ‘No! Pies are

round, cakes are square.’ - See more funny maths

jokes.

### Will and Guy’s Fun Facts About Pi

- Pi Day is celebrated by math enthusiasts around the world on March

14th. - Pi = 3.1415926535…… recurring.
- Pi, Greek letter [ ], is the symbol for the ratio of the

circumference of a circle to its diameter. - Using computers, Pi has been calculated to over 1 trillion digits

past the decimal. - Pi is an irrational and transcendental number meaning it will

continue infinitely without repeating. - The symbol for pi was first used in 1706 by William Jones, but was

popular after it was adopted by the Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler

in 1737. - See also World Maths Day.

### Pi Day With Dilbert

### Ten

Fun Brain Facts and Memory Trivia To Celebrate Pi Day

- Akira Haraguchi from Japan is able to recite the number Pi from

memory to 83,431 places and holds the world record. - The storage capacity of the brain is virtually limitless. The

estimated number of patterns nerve cells could form is 1 followed by 800

zeroes. - Goldfish are able to retain some memories for up to 3 months.
- The elephant has the longest memory of any member of the animal

kingdom. They are able to remember where other elephants have died. - Ben Pridmore form Derby, England, is the world memory champion. He

has memorised the order of a shuffled deck of playing cards in 24.68

seconds. - Mahan Dulai, aged 11 [2011] is the UK’s junior memory champion. He

can remember 31 numbers, 40 faces and 44 random words in 5 minutes. - Your brain runs on 12 watts of power; less than is used by a

refrigerator light. - The average person is believed to have 70,000 thoughts a day.
- The Sinclair ZX81 computer, which went on sale some 30 years ago

[1981]had a 1KB memory. You would need 50,000 of them to run iTune - The novel written by Marcel Proust, “Remembrance of Things Past” is

the most famous literary exploration of the role of memory in a person’s

life.

### Will and Guy’s Vague History of Pi Day

- Larry Shaw created Pi Day in 1989. The holiday was celebrated at the

San Francisco Exploratorium, with staff and public marching around one

of its circular spaces, then consuming fruit pies. The Exploratorium

continues to hold Pi Day celebrations. - On Pi Day 2004, Daniel Tammet

recited 22,514 decimal digits of π. - On March 12th , 2009, the USA House of Representatives passed a

non-binding resolution recognizing March 14th, 2009, as National Pi Day. - For Pi Day 2010, Google presented a Google Doodle celebrating the

holiday, with the word Google laid over images of circles and pi

symbols.

### Pi Poem

There once was a girl who loved pi

I never could quite fathom why

To her it’s a wonder

To me just a number

Its beauty revealed by and

by.

### A Slow Burning Pi Joke

**Footnote:**

Please send us your funny Pi Day jokes and

funny stories.

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