Pints and pancakes

Pancake sorting is quite intriguing too.

Pancake sorting is quite intriguing too.

Did you read 41? 42 follows, and the meaning of Section 42 is …

“My favourite non-numerical algorithm is Hoare’s happy-go-lucky Quicksort algorithm and its jolly old strategy of divide and conquer; often solves the problem. It’s the ‘pivot’ that’s the key so I’m told.” Tarkey ran his fingers through his fine thinning hair and licked his lips. He was just getting started. “’Pancake sorting’ is quite intriguing too, though I never met an algorithm I didn’t like to be frank…”

Vernon’s heart sank beneath the waves and he quickly sorted through his favourite distress signals without the aid of an algorithm.

…The nonsense filter is an algorithm in the making” Vernon stated, and quite without irony finished lamely, “sort of.” He swiftly downed his pint and sought another.”

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