Thursday, October 12, 2006
Are you as curious as I am about these two things?
1) Who will be the 300 millionth person in the United States? Will they be born or will they immigrate? There have been so many news stories, I'm getting caught up in the excitement.
I am extremely curious and have been checking the U.S. Population Clock rather frequently. Within the next few days we should know who it is. The current number is 299,959,381.
2) Who will win the Nobel Prize for Literature, which will be announced today? And who will win the Nobel Peace Prize, which will be announced tomorrow? Tomorrow is Friday the 13th by the way. Surprisingly, I tend to have good luck on that day.
So far Americans have won all the Nobel Prizes this year. I felt kind of proud actually. I was listening to NPR yesterday and they said that there is virtually no chance that Americans will win either of the next two. I have heard Oprah's name bandied about for the Peace Prize. I wonder...
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