DI*T is a 4-character expression

30 May 2008, 5:30 am

derivative of i multiplied by t

Weight Watchers’ slogan, on this flyer posted on all the office fridges, is “DI*T is a four-letter word.”

But we’re an engineering shop, you see, so I read this as “the derivative of i multiplied by t.”

“t” is obviously time. So what is “i”? I ask.

The mot juste response from a co-worker arrives with alacrity:

“Intake”

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