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Old 02-23-2017, 09:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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The best wikipedia article ever.

No contest; this one is pure gold:


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop_(physics)

With highlights such as: "metres per second per second per second per second per second per second"

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Old 02-23-2017, 02:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Many modern pop songs also repeat per second per second per second per second per second per second...
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Since they ("snap, crackle & pop") make common sense, it's obvious the european scientific weenies will demand they be changed to somebody's surnames....
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Like Celsius instead of Fahrenheit?
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Higher-order derivatives of position are not commonly useful.
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You laugh, but I read a paper in ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems once that started with the fourth derivative of an error signal. And that journal is one of the top journals.

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