Wednesday, May 31, 2006

word count

The following observation is currently circulating in cyberspace:

Pythagorean theorem: .... 24 words
Lord's prayer: ............... 66 words
Archimedes' principle: ..... 67 words
10 Commandments: .......179 words
Gettysburg address: .......286 words
Declaration of Independence: ... 1,300 words
US Government regulations on the sale of cabbage: ... 26,911 words

hat tip:  Prof. Scott Fruehwald, Hofstra University School of Law
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