Number 10 in Trivia

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The 10th wedding anniversary is traditionally named tin (or aluminum) anniversary. Modernly, it may be replaced by diamond jewelry.

 

04:10 is the time on the clock in the steeple of the Independent Hall, figured on the back of the U.S. $100 bill.

  

The number of the U.S. state names having 2 words: New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota and West Virginia.

 

The 10th wedding anniversary is traditionally named tin (or aluminum) anniversary. Modernly, it may be replaced by diamond jewelry.

 

Pack of 10 hot dogs.

 

Pack of cigarettes: 10 or 20.

 

A popular number to start a count down: 10, 9, 8… 1, 0.

 

The first slinky was designed by a naval engineer Richard James, who invented machine that could make a Slinky from steel wire in 10 seconds.

 

The longer side (inches) of the U.S. standard paper size “Executive” (10 in×7.5 in, 254 mm×190 mm).

 

“Top 10” list from the TV show, “Late Show with David Letterman”.

 

FBI’s “Top 10 Most Wanted” list began in 1950. As of December 2007, it has listed  489 fugitives, of those, 458 have been located.

 

A Ten-gallon hat holds less than a gallon.

 

[Trivia]  In decimal system, we count on our 10 fingers.

In the binary system, we count on our 2 fists!

 

[Trivia]  The number of brushstrokes in name of the automobile maker “Toyota” (in Japanese characters) is eight; it was considered luckier than the real family name “Toyoda” of the founder with 10 brushstrokes.