Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Fourteen

Fourteen is:
The number of days in a fortnight.
In traditional British units of weight, the number of pounds in a stone.
A number 'encoded' in much of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Bach may have considered this number a sort of signature, since given A = 1, B = 2, C = 3, etc., then B + A + C + H = 14.
The number of points outlined by president Woodrow Wilson for reconstructing a new Europe following World War I.
The section that you go to when you die in the Grailquest books.
The number of legs on a woodlouse, as well as on Hallucigenia.
A common designation for the thirteenth floor in many buildings for superstitious reasons
The number of points in a proposed republican constitution of the United Kingdom.
The number of lines in a sonnet.
The Number 14 airship by Alberto Santos Dumont that was used to test the aerodynamics of his 14-bis airplane.
The number of the French department Calvados
A Storage server manufactured by IBM. It goes by name of "XIV" and is pronounced as the separate letters "X", "I", "V".
The Piano Sonata No. 14, also known as Moonlight Sonata, is one of the most famous piano sonatas composed by Ludwig van Beethoven.

(from Wikipedia)
Fourteen is also how many years Laima and I have been married today.


Happy Anniversary Laima!

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8 comments:

  1. And how cool that you are also in the number of weeks left in the year. That is some pretty cool "14" mojo all around. Happy Anniversary! My 17th was this past Aug.

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  2. Happy Anniversary! Well, we are still newly weds but at least our date was 14 January.

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  3. Happy happy anni! Any plans? :)

    Isn't the 13th floor thing funny?!

    My parents anni is this Saturday and I just sent them a really funny (to me) card about passing gas and how love means you don't have to say "excuse me." Sigh. I am so mature.

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  4. Congratulations to the 2 of you and happy anniversary!

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  5. happy anniversary to you and laima!!

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