Average life expectancy ( in seconds ) of an enemy soldier in a Chuck Norris film : 4
Number of men who have written letters proposing marriage to Vanna White : 3506
Age most people stop believing in Santa Claus : 8 Age most people stop believing in politicians : 7
Number of chemical elements in the universe : 104 In a glass of New Jersey tap water : 98
Number of "Yuppie-dramas" now being developed by the 3 major networks : thirtysomething
Number of days into baseball season before Cleveland Indians are written off as pennant contendors : 5
Average powder base ( in inches ) on Aspen ski slope : 17 On Tammy Bakker : 1/4
Salary of the average Pro Wrestler : $47,500 /yr. If Pro Wrestling didn't exist : $4.25/hr.
Number of things that annoy Andy Rooney : 2,000,000 Number of people annoyed by Andy Rooney : 23,000,000
Average miles per gallon you can expect if a car maker's ad says " 30 mpg, city" : 23
Number of people who aren't doctors, but play them on TV : 57 Who aren't doctor's but play them in hospitals : 5,840
Number of people in the history of air travel who have been able to get a $99 Maxsaver fare to coast : 2 Restrictions for that fare : 237
Percentage of the public that understand the new tax code : 11% Percentage of accountants who understand it : 9% Percentage of IRS employees who understand it : 6%
Number of people who work for the government : about half
Number of Americans who believe any of the statistics on this page are accurate : 2,478,644 Who believe TV Evangelists are trustworthy : 2,478,644
With apologies to all our American cousins.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.
The rest of us are a bit crap.