Bit of writing in which the number of letters in each word equals the corresponding digit of pi. I had a lot written down somewhere, but I can only find these two at the moment.

Sir, I send a rhyme excelling
In sacred truth and rigid spelling
Numerical sprites elucidate
For me the lexicon's dull weight.

May I have a large container of coffee?

See also: Mnemonics, Nodes of Pi.
For some reason, coming up with mnemonics for Pi appears to be a hobby among some people. I've seen quite a few. Two selected favorites :

How I need a drink, alcoholic in nature, after the heavy lectures involving quantum mechanics.

and, this one attributed to Joseph Shipley...

But a time I spent wandering in bloomy night;
Yon tower, tinkling chimewise, loftily opportune.
Out, up, and together came sudden to Sunday rite,
The one solemnly off to correct plenilune.

And them there is the incredibly involved poem, 'Poe, E.: Near a Raven', which deserves a node all to itself.

The following poem invokes the name of Archimedes and gives the digits of Pi. It's written in French. If counting the number of letters in the words is too boring, try counting the number of letters in the hard-links.

  Que j'aime à faire apprendre un nombre utile aux sages
  Immortel Archimède, artiste, ingénieur
  Qui de ton jugement peut priser la valeur ?
  Pour moi ton problème eut de pareils avantages.

A longer version is:

  Que j'aime à faire apprendre un nombre utile aux sages.
  Glorieux Archimède, artiste ingénieux !
  Toi, de qui Syracuse, aime encore la gloire,
  Soit ton nom conservé par de savants grimoires.

  Jadis, mystérieux, un problème existait.
  Tout l'admirable procédé, l'oeuvre étonnante !
  Que Pythagore découvrit aux anciens Grecs:
  Ô quadrature ! Vieux tourment du philosophe !

  Sibylline rondeur, trop longtemps vous avez
  défié Pythagore et ses imitateurs !
  Comment intégrer l'espace plan circulaire ?
  Former un triangle auquel il équivaudra ?

  Nouvelle invention : Archimède inscrira
  Dedans un hexagone ; Appréciera son aire
  Fonction du rayon. Pas trop ne s'y tiendra !
  Dédoublera chaque élément antérieur ;

  Toujours de l'orbe calculée approchera;
  Définira limite ; enfin, l'arc, le limiteur 
  De cet inquiétant cercle, ennemi trop rebelle !
  Professeur, enseignez son problème avec zèle...

Please /msg me if you know the original author of this poem.

"now I know a super utterance to assist maths"

This mnemonic comes from a question in a Mensa puzzle book entitled "Brain Busters", which presented the sentence as a puzzle, stating that the author had used it in school to help with his studies and challenging the reader to reason out how it was used. It's such an odd sentence that it's always stuck with me. As with many Pi mnemonics, it doesn't have too much in the way of practical application, since even cheap scientific calculators today tend to have a key for Pi to this many digits or more. But it's handy for preventing your on-the-fly calculation of the cosine of your golf tee shot from having an error of two or more significant digits. (surely you've all run into this problem before)

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