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Re: Celebrate Odd Day today!

On Fri, Nov 19, 1999 at 11:06:13AM -0500, Mike Harrelson wrote:
> =====================Forwarded Message:
> The numerical format for Wednesday was 11-17-1999. All of the digits are
> odd.
> The last Odd day in our lifetime is today 11-19-1999. 

But!!! 11 and 17 are also prime. I checked bc and got:

[[email protected] will]$ bc         
bc 1.05
Copyright 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
For details type `warranty'. 
13 * 153
1999 / 13

I _think_ 1999 is prime (because 2000 is smooth). There's a special
place in hell for whoever figured that no-one uses /usr/games/primes
and left it out of Mandrake.

> Hmm. . . maybe I too much free time.  ;-)

Am I thinking so Yes, hmm.


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