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Shortest Long Number (Posted on 2004-04-15) Difficulty: 3 of 5
What is the smallest positive integer that cannot be defined in less than twenty-five syllables?

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re(5): Tentative solution - Definitions | Comment 13 of 49 |
(In reply to re(4): Tentative solution - Definitions by Thalamus)

"The smallest positive integer that cannot be defined in less than twenty-five syllables" purports to define the smallest positive integer that cannot be defined in less than twenty-five syllables, but how many syllables does that "definition" have? I only count 24. The object sought is evidently not well-defined. Perhaps we now know why Penny has given up hunting this particular snipe.
  Posted by Richard on 2004-04-15 17:39:59

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