Friday, October 21, 2011

All About 60 (in 55 words)

Image Source:  Herkie
There are 60 months in 5 years.
There are 60 inches in 5 feet.
There are 60 minutes in an hour.
There are 60 seconds in a minute.
60 years - known as the diamond wedding anniversary.
A mile is 5,280 feet and is divisible by 60.
60 years is also known as three score.
Zero to 60 is an automotive standard of performance.
Gone in 60 seconds.
 
This was written for Friday Flash 55.

10 comments:

  1. Nicely done. I know a lot of folks who turn (have turned) 60 this year.

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  2. 60 is a rather magical number eh? smiles.

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  3. Thanks Hilary! I suppose it appears I was writing from that perspective, however, I have some years to go yet.

    Brian- It does show up in lots of equations, doesn't it.

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  4. I think 60 is also the number of times I have to tell my kids to stop doing something before they actually listen to me. :-)

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  5. Nicely written, very clever post.
    Thank you so much for putting so much thought into this little gem.
    Loved your 55
    Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

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  6. Hi Linda .. 60 - nowadays the middle age?! Seems good to me .. lots ahead of me .. not quite another 60 perhaps! Cheers enjoy the weekend .. Hilary

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  7. Nicky- I can just imagine...like talking to a brick wall, only the wall pays more attention?

    G-Man- Thank you for such a thoughtful comment. It did take a few minutes to make it fit.

    Hilary- 60 as the new middle age...good to know as I continue to move in that direction. There's still a lot ahead of me, too.

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  8. I'm one of the folks Hilary knows.

    60's not so scary. It's actually pretty interesting. In mostly good ways. ;)

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  9. Meleah- Thank you!

    Frank- I'm glad to know it's interesting and maybe not so scary.

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