January 21, 2018

Math humor - a referee's report

"Referee's report: This paper contains much that is new and much that is true. Unfortunately, that which is true is not new and that which is new is not true." 
Anonymous, in H. Eves, Return to Mathematical Circles, Boston: Prindle, Weber, and Schmidt, 1988 https://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/convergence/quotations