What is Mathematician?

**1.**

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

Asked for a testimony to the effect that Emmy Noether was a great woman mathematician, he said: I can testify that she is a great mathematician, but that she is a woman, I

cannot swear.

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**2.**

Possibly, on average, the smartest people around since they can actually back up their knowledge with rigorous proof. Someone who specializes in pure or applied mathematics.

A mathematician is not happy until the proof is complete.

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**3.**

A sexual act where one person (male or female) kneels at a man's side, and with the fingers of one hand probes the anus in a calculator-button pushing motion. The other hand grips the penis and strokes it in a crank handle fashion, as if he or she is operating an old-time crank-handle calculator.

Sally promised the college math professor that if she performed the mathematician on him he would shout out prime numbers at the top of his lungs.

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