NICE LITTLE NUMBER – 25th September 2018
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1 15 The number of countries that border China
2 400,000,000 The number of diagnoses made annually by British GPs
3 10,000,000,000 The number of eggs consumed annually in Britain
4 1,274,953,680 The number that uses all the digits 0-9 that can be divided by any number from 1-16 without leaving a remainder. Why would you need to know that?
5 31,536,000 The number of seconds in a year and 31,622,400 in a leap year. Make the most of them.
6 2,000,000 The number of flowers a honey bee must gather nectar from to make one pound of honey
7 61 The speed in centimetres per hour of a snail
8 8 million metric tons of plastic goes into our oceans every year part of 3 times of the weight of garbage dumped in our seas every year than the weight of fish caught
9 20,000,000 is the number of words the average child aged 4 in a professional family has heard more than a child in a middle class family and 35,000,000 more than a child in a family that receives welfare assistance
10 131 million unique visitors per month to WordPress is more visitors than Twitter, which gets “only” around 114 million unique visitors per month, as stated by Automattic.
ROALD DAHL INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY
‘So Matilda’s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone.’ – Matilda
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY
When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps. -John Lennon
Happiness is…watching the honeybee search out 2,000,000 flowers
GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY
What do you get if you cross a lemon with a cat? A sour puss.
Love is…sweet dreams
TRACK OF THE DAY
Mony, Mony – Tommy James and the Shondells
Highest Chart Position: No.1 31st July 1968
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