Archive for September 29th, 2010

A Curiosity of Figures

September 29, 2010

A Curiosity of Figures

It may be hard to believe but it is true that

1 x 9 + 2 = 11
12 x 9 + 3 = 111
123 x 9 + 4 = 1111
1234 x 9 + 5 = 11111
12345 x 9 + 6 = 111111
123456 x 9 + 7 = 1111111
1234567 x 9 + 8 = 11111111
12345678 x 9 + 9 = 111111111
123456789 x 9 + 10 = 1111111111

Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, Wisconsin) Oct 31, 1931

Unbiased

September 29, 2010

Unbiased

It was during the impaneling of a jury that the following colloquy occurred:

“You are a property-owner?”

“Yes, sir.”

“Married or single?”

“I have been married for five years, sir.”

“Have you formed or expressed any opinion?”

“Not for five years, sir.”

Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, Wisconsin) Oct 11, 1930