A riddle about knowing multiplication tables is:
Q: Why are waiters good at math?
A: They know all their tables.
The joke was included in a 1983 book on riddles and puns.
Remember the a la mode:
Riddles and Puns
By Charles Keller
Illustrated by Lee Lorenz
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall
Why are waiters good at sums?
Because they know their tables.
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Puns of the Weak 02/01/02
Waiters are good at multiplication because they know their tables. (Pun of the Day)
3 February 2002, Sunday Herald-Sun (Melbourne, Australia), “Laugh out loud,” pg. F6:
Q.Why are waiters so good at sums?
A.Because they know their tables.
Liam, 8, Rosebud
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Puns of the Weak 04-25-03
Why are waiters good in multiplying?
Because they know their tables (Jennie, 11)
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10:30 PM - 20 Aug 2011
Bronx Science Joke of the Day
May 4, 2015 ·
“Why are waiters good at math?”
They know all their tables!
Why are waiters good at multiplication?
Because they know their tables!
Ha! See how that went?! Yeah!
8:18 AM - 26 Jan 2016
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