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Old 09-16-2019, 10:39 PM
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Apropos of nothing, I was recently reading Of Tasty Treats and Higher Mathematics by Prof. Thaddeus Phartuccio, and came across a reference to Leibniz's ginger cookies, which were apparently quite popular among the University of Stuttgart's mathematics faculty. By contrast, Isaac Newton, who as everyone knows invented calculus, was a health nut, never baked and ate nothing sweeter than dried raisins.