One Pun! Ah Ah Ah! TWO Puns, Ah Ah Aaaah!!

It seems I’m still thinking about monsters. I was reminded of an interesting fact recently. Many of you will have been aided in learning mathematics by Sesame Street’s The Count (or Count von Count, to give him his full name). The number-loving muppet was obviously a parody of popular images of vampires in general, and especially Count Dracula as portrayed by Bela Lugosi. Hence the name: obviously a pun on Count Dracula, and the fact that the Count… counts. But there may be another layer of meaning to his name… Continue reading