Beastly Thoughts Pg8 Mightier Than the Sword

Beastly Thoughts Pg8 Mightier Than the Sword

An French invention refined in America becomes incredibly popular in Japan and then the world. Who could have predicted that? Sudoku is actually an abbreviation of Japanese phrase that translates, roughly, as “numbers occur only once” or “single numbers”. Still, the word is only a few letters off from seppuku, and I’m a mathematician who finally got around to trying one of the devilish little puzzles.

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Posted on June 3, 2010 at 12:57 am in Beastly Thoughts and tagged with , , . Follow responses to this post with the comments feed. You can leave a comment or trackback from your own site.

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