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Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by scooterbear, May 24, 2003.

  1. scooterbear

    scooterbear

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    Perspective on Billion


    > A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but one advertising
    > agency did a good job of putting that figure into perspective in one
    > of its releases:
    >
    > A billion seconds ago it was 1959.
    >
    > A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive
    >
    > A billion hours ago our ancestors were living in the
    > Stone Age.
    >
    > A billion dollars ago was only 8 hours and 20 minutes,
    > at the rate Washington spends it.