Grizzly Weinstein (sea_gaagii) wrote in 1word1day,
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Mar. 14th, 2008 - Pi

Pi
noun
1. Jumble of printers' type: a pile of printing type that has been mixed up together.
2. Disordered mixture: a disorganized combination of things.
verb
1. Jumble type: to mix printing type up together
2. Make or become jumbled: to mix things up in a confusing way, or become mixed up or confused.
(past and past participle pied, present participle pi.ing, 3rd person present singular pies) (past and past participle pied, present participle pie.ing, 3rd person present singular pies)

[Mid-17th century. Origin ?]

pi. Encarta.com. Encarta World English Dictionary.
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2008. http://encarta.msn.com/dictionary_1861725964/pi.html (accessed: March 14, 2008).


Examples:
Bob was embarrassed; everyone else in his Geek circle knew Pi to at least 100 digits, whereas he started piing the digits after the first 10.

Bob, having been swiftly defenestrated from the post of 'Keeper of the Zocchihedron' for his abysmal Pi recitation, cabbaged the 100 sided die to hold it for ransom. He sent a ransom email to the group, a pi of fonts: Arial, Times New Roman, Symbol, Helvetica, Comic and others. He was quickly caught as he forgot to change the return address and remove his signature line.


For those who don't know, in geek circles, today is Pi day (3/14). It would have been appropriate to wait to post until 3pm (or 4pm for better rounding), but I am not that patient, nor that much of a geek.
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