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Thirty

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THIRTY

To refresh her spirits,
See-Far Woman
has a cup of green tea
every thirty minutes.

Two cups to the hour,
with no milk or sugar,
certainly seems to increase
her numbers-power.

Grace Nichols

On their THIRTIETH wedding anniversary
The present he gave her was cursory
Just one pearl, not a string
What a miserly thing!
Oh well- it's for better or for worser, eh?

A Stanton

CleopatraMark Anthony and Cleopatra died in 30 AD.

At 30 kilograms the great bustard is the heaviest flighted bird.

Dancer and actor Fred Astaire appeared in 30 Hollywood films.

In the UK the speed limit in a built up area is 30 miles per hour.

Oil30% of the world's oil comes from the Persian Gulf region.

English theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking was honored for his theories by being made the youngest fellow of the Royal Society, at the age of 30

30 days hath September, April, June and November (all the rest have 31 except February which has 28 and 29 in a leap year).

The maximum length for a water polo court is 30 metres. Goals must be 30 centimetres deep.

LionLions cautiously stalk their prey but once within striking distance sprint at speeds of upto 30 miles per hour.

A volleyball court is 30 feet wide and each side is 30 feet long.

Tokyo's population is about 30 million making it the most populated city in the world.

The 30 year's war lasted from 1618 to 1648. It involved most of the countries of western Europe, and was fought mainly in Germany.

The 30 years anniversary is a pearl anniversary.