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littlebluedog
littlebluedog
Tim
Tuesday, March 4th, 2008 09:11 am
xxxix

39 is ...

the atomic number of Yttrium.

the number of activities prohibited on Shabbat, according to Halakha.

the number of defining statements of Anglican Church doctrine, and the number of books in the Old Testament (in the Protestant canon).

a semiprime (the product of two primes, 3 and 13), the sum of five consecutive primes (3 + 5 + 7 + 11 + 13) and the sum of the first three powers of 3 (31 + 32 + 33).

the age of Martin Luther King, Jr. when he was assassinated, and the age of Neil Armstrong when he became the first human to set foot on the moon.

the duration, in nanoseconds, of the nuclear reaction in the largest nuclear detonation ever performed.

the smallest integer which has three partitions into three parts which all give the same product when multiplied: {25, 8, 6}, {24, 10, 5}, {20, 15, 4}.

according to David Wells in The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Numbers, the smallest mathematically uninteresting number (which, seemingly, makes it interesting).

the number of lashes traditionally given to Roman slaves when beaten, and to persons given punishment by the Sanhedrin.

the number of the 39th shortest of the primary two-digit Interstate highways.

Japanese Internet chat slang for "thank you" when written with numbers.

the age I'll be in a week.



Updated: restaurant list.

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di_in_wi
di_in_wi
di_in_wi
Tuesday, March 4th, 2008 10:58 pm (UTC)

I love this post -- 39 is my new favorite number :)


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wuweibaby
wuweibaby
touching now
Wednesday, March 5th, 2008 02:07 am (UTC)

less than a week


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littlebluedog
littlebluedog
Tim
Wednesday, March 5th, 2008 02:22 am (UTC)

Nope, exactly one week. :)


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wuweibaby
wuweibaby
touching now
Wednesday, March 5th, 2008 02:48 am (UTC)

eh? what day is your birthday, pray tell


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littlebluedog
littlebluedog
Tim
Wednesday, March 5th, 2008 04:26 am (UTC)

One week from today, March 11.


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wuweibaby
wuweibaby
touching now
Wednesday, March 5th, 2008 11:04 am (UTC)

welll then hush my mouth


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littlebluedog
littlebluedog
Tim
Wednesday, March 5th, 2008 03:12 pm (UTC)

YOURS, on the other hand, is less than a week. :)


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wuweibaby
wuweibaby
touching now
Wednesday, March 5th, 2008 02:48 am (UTC)

date


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rainblogger
rainblogger
rainblogger
Wednesday, March 5th, 2008 03:35 am (UTC)

and ohhhh so fine! ;-)


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zind4gi
zind4gi
Bob Sahangin
Thursday, March 6th, 2008 01:02 am (UTC)

Hehe...39. Here's an early happy birthday. I've got about 1.5 weeks before the big 35 comes for me. Cheers!


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