suggested by sister-titan
Filed under justnerdgirlproblems
Umm… well, it’s kind of like if you take a Mobius strip and connect the ends in a way… and um, yeah.
I usually just direct them to wikipedia and hope they understand it :P
“Well, the bottom is the top…and the inside is also the outside…look, can I just show you a picture?”
The deepest I go into topology with non-math people: “‘Torus’ (not ‘taurus’) is just a fancy word for ‘doughnut,’ and a...
Alternately, MY DAD IS AN ENGINEER problems. He wants me to crochet klein bottle hats.
In a fit of interdisciplinary pretentiousness, I once titled a poetry portfolio “Klein Bottle.” I was only in Calc II at...