The Baby Name Book for Variables



12 thoughts on “The Baby Name Book for Variables

    1. there are good reasons (sometimes) for writing functions on-the-right (for example). also for surpressing parens. long live x(f)… if that is, in fact, what its author actually *meant*.

  1. Proposition XIV of Archimedes’s Quadratura Parabolae requires a diagram with 25 labelled points. There being only 24 Greek letters, Archimedes invents a new one, apparently a Delta with a cedilla.

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