Mnemonics xkcd

https://xkcd.com/992/

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Here’s one more good one from the genius cartoonist:

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The thing I find amusing about xkcd is that often to get the punchline you would have to know some obscure fact. But he never dilutes it or dumbs things down.

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Ooof! I remember when I thought this was the extent of mnemonics. I’m glad I don’t hold those limiting beliefs anymore.

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correct battery horse staple

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Randall Munroe has been on a mnemonic binge. He is converting math and physics formulas into “memorable” phrases today.

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Even though it was intended as humour it did give me a few ideas for remembering equations!

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