Thursday, July 16, 2015

Day 197

Today is the 197th day of the year.
What else can we learn about the number 197?

1. This is the 197th day in a row that I have read my Bible. I haven't missed a day this year!

2. 197 is written CXCVII in Roman numerals.

3. 197 is a prime number. In case, like me, you've forgotten what a prime number is, it's one that has no positive divisors other than 1 and itself.

4. In 197 BC, Ptolemy V was King in Egypt. (credit)

5. On the TV show Revenge,David was falsely accused of being responsible for the crash of Flight 197.

6. 197 KPH is equal to 122.41 MPH.

7. U. S. Route 197, which was established in 1952, spans 69.93 miles in Oregon and Washington. (credit)

8. Gold has an atomic mass of 197, or, to be exact, 196.96657 ± 0.000004 (credit)

9. The 197th Infantry Brigade, also called Sledgehammer, was active as an Organized Reserve Unit from 1921–1942, from 1962–1991 and 2007–2013. (credit)

10. If I lived to be 197, it would be the year 2162. That's not gonna happen! HA HA HA!
11. Episode 197 of Little House on the Prairie aired on January 24, 1983, when I was a senior in high school. Laura writes a book for a book writing contest. Her book is chosen. She travels to Minneapolis to work out a deal with the publisher. However, when the publisher wants her to change some parts in her book, she withdraws from the contest and goes back home. (credit)

12. Number 197 on the Billboard 200 is the album I Will Follow by Jeremy Camp. I've never heard of him! (credit)

13. According to, number 197 on the top 500 registered domains on the Internet is... drumroll, called VK for short. It is the largest European social network with over 100 million users. It makes the Moz list at one below the website for the U S Environmental Protection Agency. HA HA HA! (credit)

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  1. so fascinating use that cerebral cortex

  2. It's amazing that you got all that out of 197. My mind goes blank on that one. Your comment at Loose Leaf made me laugh!

  3. I don't think I'd want to live to be 197.

  4. Congratulations on not missing a day of reading the Bible! I don't think I wnat to live to 197. ;) I hope you are coming along.

  5. Cool idea for TT! You did some research for that one.

  6. oh my, I drive at about 120 mph on our highways, and it just occurred to me that it seems very fast when listed in MPH!!

    I miss Little House on the Prairie!! that was such a great show.


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