Thursday, November 17, 2011
~ the word "twelve" is the largest number with a single-morpheme name in english.
~ a group of twelve things is called a duodecad.
~ the average human has twelve cranial nerves.
~ there are 12 days of christmas.
~ most calendar systems have twelve months in a year.
~ twelve is the number of pitch classes in an octave.
~ "twelve drummers drumming" is the gift on the twelfth day of christmas in the carol "the twelve days of christmas"
~ there are twelve basic hues in the color wheel.
~ there are 12 constellations in the ecliptic.
~ 12 inches in a foot.
~ 12 hours in a clock.
ps ps it feels like forever