When her bargain-hunting eye
spotted that warm lilac pashmina,
reduced from £78 to £39,
she made a quick
bee-line for it,
money ready at her fingertips,
paying with cash
and not with plastic
keeps her cash-flow more elastic.
In this January sale she's made a pact -
nothing will swerve her
from her half-price track.
In the Old Testament of the Bible
There are THIRTY-NINE books you can eyeball
Yes, some of the pages
Are truly outrageous
(Back then writers didn't fear libel)
There are 39 books in the Old Testament of the Bible.
There are 39 articles in the constitution of the Church of England.
In America a duodecillion is the number one followed by 39 zeros. (In Britain it is the number 1 followed by 72 zeros.)
The metal mercury, which is a liquid at room temperature, becomes solid at 39 degrees centigrade below freezing.
John Buchan wrote a spy novel called The Thirty-Nine Steps.
Legendary woman tennis player Billie Jean King won an amazing 39 grand slam titles during her career - third only to Martina Navratilova and Margaret Court.