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This Might Be The Greatest Word Ever

Ridiculous, yet cute.

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This is a squircle:

By definition, it is "a shape that is mixed between a square and a circle."
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By definition, it is "a shape that is mixed between a square and a circle."

In fact, there are actual mathematic definitions of a squircle.

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But, let's keep it simple shall we?

That's all you need to know really.
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That's all you need to know really.

And, believe it or not, you've probably been aware of squircles for a long time now.

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"How do you mean?"

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Look familiar?

"Nah, I don't own pillows like that."
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"Nah, I don't own pillows like that."

Okay, how about now?

It's been quite popular in car design over the last few years.
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It's been quite popular in car design over the last few years.

Certainly this is something you're familiar with.

So...many...SQUIRCLES.
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So...many...SQUIRCLES.

Clearly, Apple is a big fan.

And you, by default, are too.
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And you, by default, are too.

So, let's raise a glass in honor of the cutest, most ridiculous word ever.

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"To you squircle."

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