## The definition of a topologist

A topologist is a person who doesn’t know the difference between a coffee cup and a doughnut.

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# Math Jokes

## The definition of a topologist

## The Pope

## Old mathematicians

## The difference between engineers, physicists, and mathematicians

## Mathematics

## I’m bad at math

## Deaf Mathematicians

## Do you believe in one God?

## French Math Humor

A topologist is a person who doesn’t know the difference between a coffee cup and a doughnut.

Some say the pope is the greatest cardinal. But others insist this cannot be so, as every pope has a successor.

Old mathematicians never die; they just lose some of their functions.

An engineer thinks that his equations are an approximation to reality. A physicist thinks reality is an approximation to his equations. A mathematician doesn’t care.

Mathematics is made of 50 percent formulas, 50 percent proofs, and 50 percent imagination.

I’m bad at math, so the equation 2n+2n is foreign to me.

Deaf mathematicians communicate through sin language.

An English mathematician was asked by his very religious colleague: Do you believe in one God? Answer: Yes, up to isomorphism!

A British mathematician was giving a talk in Grothendieck’s seminar in Paris. He started “Let X be a variety…”. This caused some talking among the students sitting in the back, who were asking each other “What’s a variety?”. J.-P. Serre, sitting in the front row, turns around a bit annoyed and says “Integral scheme of …