Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Of Five and Twenty

Twenty five is:

The number of years of marriage marked in a silver wedding anniversary.
The minimum age of candidates for election to the United States House of Representatives.
The number of cents in a quarter.
The designation of United States Interstate 25, a freeway that runs from New Mexico to Wyoming.
The designation of the M25 London Orbital motorway.
The number of Florida electoral votes for the 2000 U.S. presidential election.
The name of the national card game of Ireland and India (Pachisi - Hindu for 25).
The size of the full roster on a major league baseball team.
The number of syllables in The Gayatri Mantra.
The atomic number of the chemical element Manganese.
The oh-so-fabulous age I am TODAY!

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