[next] [prev] [up] Date: Wed, 10 Jun 92 12:11:35 -0700 (PDT)
[next] [prev] [up] From: Ronnie Kon <ronnie@cisco.com >
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Can anyone tell me:-

Why is the "Pons Asinorum" pattern so called ?

Pons Asinorum is Latin for "Asses' Bridge," and is the name of the
proposition that the base angles of an isoceles triangle are equal.
It is more generally any test of ability imposed upon the inexperienced
or ignorant.

Ronnie (who has xwebster)

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