

A072886


The saints, numbers generated like the Aronson series from a generating sentence, "S ain't the second, third, fourth, fifth . . . letter of this sentence.".


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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75
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OFFSET

1,1


COMMENTS

The discovery of the sain'ts was inspired by the mention of the Aronson series in Douglas R. Hofstadter's Metamathematical Themas.


REFERENCES

M. J. Halm, When the Sain'ts ..., Mpossibilities 61, pp. 12 (1996)


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..71.
M. J. Halm, neologisms


FORMULA

In blocks of 10 letters: saintthese condthirdf ourthfifth sixthseven theighthte nthelevent htwelfthth irteenthfo urteenthfi fteenthsix teenthseve nteentheig hteenthnin ...


EXAMPLE

a(1)= 2 because the first letter in the generating sentence that ain't s is the second one, a.


CROSSREFS

Cf. A005224, A072887.
Sequence in context: A265572 A265556 A004728 * A031980 A183221 A265999
Adjacent sequences: A072883 A072884 A072885 * A072887 A072888 A072889


KEYWORD

easy,nonn,word


AUTHOR

Michael Joseph Halm, Jul 28 2002


STATUS

approved



