"Mathematics reveals its secrets only to those who approach it with pure love, for its own beauty" -- (Archimedes, ca 287 B.C. - 212 B.C.)
Hrotswitha of Gandersheim (935 - 1000): The first British woman mathematician of record, Hrotswitha was a Benedictine nun. She made efforts to educate women in mathematics and science. Hrotswitha's ideas about astronomy predated those of Nicholas Copernicus and Isaac Newton by about 500 years. She developed ideas relating to the concept of gravity and did not hold the popular belief that Earth was the center of the universe. Hrotswitha was well-read and very creative, and she wrote original, poetic moral dramas, along with local history. She is associated with the following quote:
"It is not knowledge which is dangerous, but the poor use of it."
When Herkimer was a school principal, what was his rule regarding miniskirts?
Answer: The thighs the limit.
AUNT CHOVIE... a relative who likes fish on her pizza.
ELLA VADER...she likes to go up and down between floors in tall buildings.