”Prove that all odd integers are prime.”

Mathematician:

3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 is not a prime – counter-example – claim is false.

Physicist: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 is an experimental error, 11 is a prime …

Engineer: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 is a prime, 11 is a prime …

Computer Scientist: 3’s a prime, 5’s a prime, 7’s a prime … segmentation fault

Lawyers: one is prime, three is prime, five is prime, seven is prime, although there appears to be prima facie evidence that nine is not prime, there exists substantial precedent to indicate that nine should be considered prime. The following brief presents the case for nine’s primeness…

Liberals: The fact that nine is not prime indicates a deprived cultural environment which can only be remedied by a federally funded cultural enrichment program.

Computer programmers: one is prime, three is prime, five is prime, five is prime, five is prime, five is prime five is prime, five is prime, five is prime…

Professor: 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, and the rest are left as an exercise for the student.

Linguist: 3 is an odd prime, 5 is an odd prime, 7 is an odd prime, 9 is a very odd prime,…

Computer Scientist: 10 prime, 11 prime, 101 prime…

Chemist: 1 prime, 3 prime, 5 prime… hey, let’s publish!

New Yorker: 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, 9 is… NONE OF YOUR DAMN BUSINESS!

Programmer: 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, 9 will be fixed in the next release,…

Salesperson: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 — let me make you a deal…

Advertiser: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 11 is a prime,…

Accountant: 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, 9 is prime, deducting 10% tax and 5% other obligations.

Statistician: Let’s try several randomly chosen numbers: 17 is a prime, 23 is a prime, 11 is a prime… Looks good to me.

Psychologist: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 is a prime but tries to suppress it…