Abbott and Costello’s Wacky Math

Abbott and Costello’s Wacky Math The Math in the Movies Web page (http://www.math.harvard.edu/~knill/mathmovies/) provides an annotated list of films in which mathematics plays some sort of role. The choices range from the calculus lessons of Stand and Deliver to the mystifying numerology of the 1998 thriller Pi. Among the notable omissions are several movies featuring […]

Dish it Out

dish out Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia. dish something out 1. Lit. to serve up food to people. I’ll dish it out, and you take it to the table. Careful how you dish out the mashedpotatoes. There may not be enough. 2. Fig. to distribute information, news, etc. The press secretaries were […]