A phrasing system used especially in

mathematics, but can be further extended to other

formal systems, this method employs the following:

1. Write up the

theorem to be proven, using

superfluous gestures while reciting the exact wording used on the board.

2. Begin the

proof. Make sure to use the proper "Let x be..." or "Assume that..."

3. During the most critical arguments of the

proof, use phrases such as "Clearly this follows..." or "Certainly x must be..." or "Only a

moron couldn't see that..."

4. Draw out the final conclusion,

Q.E.D.