“'You know,' he said,'this design begins to appeal to me after all. Sea slugs aren't the least bit arousing, but logarithms . . . I've always thought the word sounded splendidly naughty.' He let it roll off his tongue with ribald inflection. 'Logarithm.' He gave an exaggerated shiver. 'Ooh. Yes and thank you and may I have some more.'"Lots of mathematical terms sound that way. I think it's because they were all coined by men. 'Hypotenuse' is downright lewd.""'Quadrilateral' brings rather carnal images to mind."She was silent for a long time. Then one of her dark eyebrows arched. "Not so many as 'rhombus'."”
“'I'd be more than happy to let you survey my physical perfection in its entirety. But only if I get to see you, too.'. To her shocked silence, he replied, 'It's only fair. Tit for tat.''How is that fair? You've seen countless tits.'”
“I can see you're baffled." "Oh, good. I would have admitted as much, but I know what pleasure you take in pointing out my intellectual shortcomings.”
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