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01-06-2006, 21:24
The next time you hear a politician use the word "billion,"
casually, think about whether you want the politician spending your tax
money.
A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but one
advertising agency did a good job of putting that figure into
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 two feet on earth.
e. A billion dollars ago was only 8 hours and 20 minutes, at
the rate our government spends it.