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by  Souchong

Posted: Tuesday, November 7, 2006
Word Count: 89

itís the little things

like being able to work out
how to change the lead in a propelling pencil
finding out you can charge your mobile
while itís still switched on, after all these years

reading that in my lifetime I will drink
around 75,000 cups of tea
and spend 129 days ironing
that using a saucepan lid increases efficiency by up to 90%
hearing, anecdotally, that it can take up to 8 minutes to die in the electric chair,

that one third of the world has no electricity