# “I stopped understanding math when the alphabet decided to get involved”

“I stopped understanding math when the alphabet decided to get involved” is a jocular one-line math saying that has been printed on several images. “I stopped understanding maths when they started to put alphabetic letters in it” was posted on Twitter by Antonio Calretas on October 12, 2010.

“I stopped understanding math when letters were paired with numbers” was posted on Twitter by Hayden Redmond on April 25, 2011. “I stopped understanding math when teachers started to throw in alphabets” was posted on Twitter by YoungQueen on August 29, 2011.

“RT @IslandRudeNess: I stopped understanding math when most of the alphabet decided to get involved” was posted on Twitter by shaniece. on October 26, 2011. “I stopped understanding math when the alphabet decided to get involved” was posted on Twitter by Fill Werrell on October 29, 2011.

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Antonio Calretas

@Calretas

I stopped understanding maths when they started to put alphabetic letters in it… :X

2:39 PM · Oct 12, 2010·Twitter Web Client

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Hayden Redmond

@HaydenRedmond

I stopped understanding math when letters were paired with numbers. #wth

2:39 PM - 25 Apr 2011

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Banks.Like.Ashleigh

@str8_choosin

@MissAmerica90 lmao thank u thank u…and g who u tellin i stopped understanding math when they started adding letter #overit

7:10 PM · Apr 25, 2011·Twitter Web Client

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Gam Newton

@cocoqt81

Replying to @appl3s

@appl3s @_BryanCrawford I stopped understanding math when they started putting letters in the problems.

9:33 AM · Jul 6, 2011·Twitter Web Client

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YoungQueen

@_Frivolous

I stopped understanding math when teachers started to throw in alphabets. O_0

11:41 AM - 29 Aug 2011

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Narcis-her

@_Frivolous

I stopped understanding math when teachers started to throw in alphabets. O_0

12:41 PM · Aug 29, 2011·Plume for Android

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Trevaunn Richards

@Trey_Richards

I Stopped Understanding Math When They Threw Letters In Dat Bitch, lmfao Looked At That Shit Like “Fuck It.”

11:40 PM - 18 Oct 2011

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shaniece.

@Steeler_GURL88

Lol RT @IslandRudeNess: I stopped understanding math when most of the alphabet decided to get involved

10:10 AM - 26 Oct 2011

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Jason arrington

@menohoe

I stopped understanding math when most of the alphabet decided to get involved -__-

10:37 AM - 26 Oct 2011

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Fill Werrell

@FillWerrell

I stopped understanding math when the alphabet decided to get involved

5:34 PM - 29 Oct 2011

Mom in the Muddle

OCTOBER 5, 2012 · 8:28 AM*Miscalculating: I Never Thought I’d Need Math Again*

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COMMENTS*Paprika Furstenburg*

October 5, 2012 at 5:53 pm

I completely understand your dilemma. I stopped understanding math when they substituted letters for numbers.

Facebook*Kenya Kona Comedy*

January 4, 2013 ·

I stopped understanding math when the

alphabet decided to get involved.

Funny Status*I stopped understanding math when the alphabet decided… *

May 14, 2013 School Status Updates

I stopped understanding math when the alphabet decided to get involved.

10 July 2013, Atlanta (GA) *Journal-Constitution*, “The Vent,” pg. B2:

I stopped understanding math when the alphabet got involved.

Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch*Getting to know: Joshua Poteat*

Nov 27, 2015

(...)*Favorite/least favorite subject in school:* Least favorite: math. “I stopped understanding math when the alphabet decided to get involved.”

Sizzle

I STOPPED UNDERSTANDING MATH WHEN THE ALPHABET DECIDED TO GET MEME

ALPHABET MATH MEXICAN WORD OF THE DAY UNDERSTANDING UNDERSTANDABLE STOPPING ALPHABETS

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