What is a Billion?

June 28, 2007

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A
billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but one advertising agency did a
good job of putting that figure into some perspective in one of its
releases.

A.  A billion seconds ago it was 1959.

B.  A
billion minutes ago Jesus was alive.

C.  A billion hours ago our
ancestors were living in the Stone Age.

D.  A billion days ago
no-one walked on the earth on two feet.

E.  A billion dollars ago was only 8
hours and 20 minutes, at the rate our
government  
is  spending 
it
.

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