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Numberland

Numberland:

Back to number 92

Ninety-three

On to number 94

93 (GUESS THE MONTHS)

He said: 'If you take the first letters of
     these three months you'll find that
      they spell a word that means:
     'angry' in America but in Britain
     means:
'daft'.
Then if you add together all the days of
     these three months, you'll find that it      comes to 93.' 'Really?' I said, and
laughed.
'So? Can you guess which months they
      are?' he
said.
I said, 'No, I can't be bothered, I'm going
     to
bed.'

Michael Rosen

Plutonium dust is much hated
And Uranium gets badly slated
Yet the one between these-
Element NINETY-THREE's
Neptunium (much under-rated)

A Stanton

Rainforest93% of Thailand was rainforest in 1961. By 1988 this had been reduced to 18%.

93% of the total number of atoms in the universe are thought to be hydrogen.

Rubber duck93% of the world's rubber is produced in Asia.

Roman general Gnaeus Julius Agricola, who died in AD 93 , was the first person to prove that Britain was an island. He sailed around the north of Scotland.

SunAn astronomical unit (AU) is the average distance of the Earth from the Sun. It is used to describe distances that are too large to be easily described in miles, but too small to be measured in light years. One AU is about 93 million miles.