Failing a good topic, I decided to choose a number at random and probe its mysteries. No doubt some of you are asking yourselves, “Why 708?” And to you doubters I say…
So, 708. An even number. It’s factors are 2,2,3 & 59. Yes, 59 is prime.
And that’s the end of the math section of today’s post.
But it’s amazing how life is ruled by the number 708. Consider:
708 is the amount of times you can say a person’s name in a row before they will choke you to death.
708 is the total IQ score of the Alabama starting defense.
708 is the number of seconds I will allow between when a person leaves their piece of delicious pie sitting in front of me and when I start eating it.
The first image that comes up on a Google search for 708:
The first hit on a regular search on Google tells you 708 is the area code for Cook County, well known destination of at least one mission from God himself.
708 is the number of times I heard Holly, Jolly Christmas this holiday season.
708 is the number of reasons why I hate Duke and you should, too.
And, finally, 708 is the total number of Law & Order Series episodes showing today on cable.