On a world that doesn't exist, a number is found that when multiplied by zero, doesn't become zero...
"Oh my goodness! we finally found it! Sir, come look at this!"
"What is it?"
"It's thirty-six, sir. It doesn't get consumed by zero when multiplied by it!"
"Uuuuuh, is your calculator broken?"
"I hope not!"
gets out new calculator
"Nope! works here too!"
"Amazing! Post it everywhere! Tell the world!"
"On it sir!"
Of course this didn't actually happen, and just to clarify, look.
types in 0 times 36
oh my goodness. OH MY GOODNESSS! I've got to tell everyone!