NICE LITTLE NUMBER 28th August 2018

NICE LITTLE NUMBER 28th August 2018

 jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG 28th August 2018

THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY

 1              17,677 the number of different words used by Shakespeare

2              35 seconds The length of the shortest stage play Breath by Samuel Becket

3              156 is the number of fairy tales written by Hans Christian Andersen

4              8,000,000 is the number of disposable nappies thrown away in the UK every day

5              11,000,000 is the number of cows in the UK

6              600,000 is the number of vegans in the UK

7              187,880 The number of lakes in Finland, more than any other country

8              100,000 US$ The amount spent by American researchers on making the discovery that three out of four people hang their toilet rolls so that the paper is pulled down to be torn off rather than up.

9              47 Piglets were used in making ‘Babe’ The Sheep Pig

10           25 English pounds sterling is the amount Peter Sellers was paid to provide the voice for the first PG Tips chimps’ TV commercial

 

Source: Numberland, The World of Numbers by Mitchell Symons

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

Six ethics of life:

Before you Pray – Believe

Before you Speak – Listen

Before you Spend – Earn

Before you Write – Think

Before you Quit – Try

Before you Die – Live

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…pulling your toilet paper down

GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

My best friend got in touch to ask if I’d be usher at his wedding, I said I’ll learn some of his songs, but I’m not blacking up Hal Branson

LOVE IS…

Love is…living for today so that tomorrow is full of happy memories

TRACK OF THE DAY

Halfwat To Paradise – Billy Fury

Highest Chart Position: No.3 3rd August 1961

 

 

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