Like calculus and the names of U.S. presidents tragically killed by their own horses, many facts we learn during childhood fall out of our brains during adulthood. This handy guide will help you refamiliarize yourself with one of the fundamentals of your education, the Three Shapes:
Resembles: An individual segment of sidewalk
Real-World Examples: Pizza boxes, No-Left-Turn signs, and metaphorical pegs that represent gifted children who still get bad grades
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Resembles: An individual segment of snowman
Real-World Examples: Pizzas, wedding invitations that you want to stand out, and Earth’s moon
Apply Your Knowledge: How many circles does the Target logo contain? Don’t answer too quickly!
Resembles: An individual segment of birthday cake
Real-World Examples: Pizza slices, shark teeth, and the visible portion of the mostly-buried spaceships that came to Ancient Egypt but were unable to collect enough psychomagnesium to reopen the ConceptGate and return to the Thoughtworld
A Celebrity Shape? The Bermuda Triangle, discovered in the 1950s, is so named because it is shaped like a bikini bottom.