Sunday, October 09, 2011

To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making.

Thirty? King Street, Sandy Bay. October 2011.

Another Sunday, another top five. Today, Five Things That You May Not Know About The Number 30!

  • 30 is the sum of the first four squares, which makes it a square pyramidal number!

  • 30 is the total number of major and minor keys in Western tonal music, including enharmonic equivalents!

  • French existentialist bore Albert Camus argued in The Myth Of Sisyphus that the age of thirty represents a critical period in life, for at that age humans gain a fresh awareness of the meaning of time!

  • The atomic number of zinc is 30!

  • The Thirty Years' War - fought between 1618 and 1648 - lasted for [you guessed it) THIRTY years!

    Roddy said...

    You didn't waste your time at Uni, did you? I didn't know any of that.
    If I did why would I want to remember it.
    We are off to Townsville and then Cairns. All in Queensland.

    Kris said...

    It's debatable.