What does the ‘B’ in Benoit B. Mandelbrot stand for?

I did another writing prompt today and it reminded of a joke: What does the ‘B’ in Benoit B. Mandelbrot stand for?

Benoit B. Mandelbrot.

Mandelbrot set

Here’s a link to the writing prompt–a flash fiction prompt this time–and my response. Hope you enjoy it.

The B. in Benoit B. Mandelbrot

Walking along Canal Street, the wet wind whipped a flying flyer into my angry face. I read it. No, it couldn’t be. I squinted closer. “Impossible,” I said aloud to nothing but space, crumpling the paper and letting the wind reclaim it. What did it say? It read:

Walking along Canal Street, the wet wind whipped a flying flyer into my angry face. I read it. No, it couldn’t be. I squinted closer. “Impossible,” I said aloud to nothing but space, crumpling the paper and letting the wind reclaim it. What did it say? It read:

Walking along Canal Street, the wet wind whipped a flying flyer into my angry face. I read it. No, it couldn’t be. I squinted closer. “Impossible,” I said aloud to nothing but space, crumpling the paper and letting the wind reclaim it. What did it say? It read…

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