An abstract just crossed my desk that I'd love to share. Briefly, adding meaningless math to your academic paper inordinately impresses humanities PhDs. The author does not say whether this also works in pickup lines, so there's room for follow-on research.
A. A. Milne, "The Search for Small", The House at Pooh Corner
"Now," said Rabbit, "this is a Search, and I've Organized it------".
"Done what to it?" said Pooh.
"Organized it. Which means---well, it's what you do to a Search, when you don't all look in the same place at once."