From @neiltyson

Curious things that sometimes keep me awake at nite: “twelve plus one” uses same letters that spell “eleven plus two”

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Original tweet posted on February 23, 2010

A Twitter-related follow-up from Neil deGrasse Tyson:
Note also that both “eleven plus two” and “twelve plus one” each use 13 letters, which the 140-character limit prevented me from adding.

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3 Responses

  1. […] From @neiltyson Curious things that sometimes keep me awake at nite: “twelve plus one” uses same letters that spell […] […]

  2. 13 letters you can arrange in two ways to write out an addition problem which equals 13 each time. I would’ve said . . . no way. Do you play Scrabble or what?!

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