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Numberland

Numberland:

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Twenty

On to number 21

TWENTY

I've reached twenty. That's plenty.

Jackie Kay

The system which we use is decimal
But the ancient Mayans used vigesimal
Base TWENTY, not ten
Was what suited them then.
Tell that to your friends and impress 'em all!

A Stanton

CrocodileCrocodiles can grow up to 20 feet long.

Despite huge Millennium celebrations across the world on 31 December 1999, the 20 th century is thought by many not to have ended until midnight on 31 December 2000.

Some areas of the British coastline are thought to be eroding at the rate of 20 feet per year.

Africa produces 20% of the world's groundnuts.

Anchovies grow up to 20 centimetres in length.

20cm long on average

SheepThere are 20 sheep per person in New Zealand.

The Bayeux tapestry is 20 inches wide.

Composer Johann Sebastian Bach had over 20 children.

The Indian Ocean accounts for 20% of the world's seas.

The Scottish sport of tossing the caber uses a tapered tree trunk about 20 feet long.

BermudaOnly 20 of the 150 islands in Bermuda are inhabited.

There are 20 species of dahlia.

20 is a score.