Saturday, September 30, 2006

Happy 100


Hey, this is my 100th posting. Wow, not bad for just four months blogging. I’m posting daily 83% of the time. Well when you make up all this nonsense, that’s not too difficult.

So to honor post number 100; might as well fill your head full of useless 100 trivia:



100 years ago today a hurricane hit Mobile, Alabama (what a fucking surprise!)

100 years ago “Lizzie” Halliday stabbed a nurse with scissors 200 times (because you never know)

100 years ago was the big San Francisco quake and fire

100 years ago President Teddy Roosevelt made the first official trip outside the country; going to Panama to inspect the building of the Canal

An IQ of 100 is considered average but a test score of 100 is considered perfect

Bob Hope and George Burns both lived to be 100

100 is the number of versus in the pop song “99 bottles of beer on the wall”

In Greece, India, and Isreal 100 is the police number

There are 100 tiles in a Scrabble game

100 is the highest number of points scored in a single basketball game

The $100 bill with Ben Franklin is the largest U.S. bill in print

The 100 meter race is what is used to determine the fastest person alive