Quotes and numbers, May 5, 2006

Red Sox, congress, and ignorance
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Percentage of Americans aged 18–24 who can’t find Louisiana on a map, according to a recent poll.

Percentage in same age group who can’t locate Iraq.

“I am not after her money, as she is poor. Before meeting Wook, I never stayed in one place for long.”
_Malaysian Muhamad Noor Che Musa (age 31), discussing his recent marriage to Wook Kundor (age 104).

Workdays, January– April 2006.

Days the US House of Representatives met in session, January–April 2006.

“Now I can’t watch ESPN for 24 hours.”
“I am resigning with the idea that the Red Sox own the Yankees.”
“Take notes Arod. Just. Take. Notes.”
“New York Yankees = David Ortiz’s B*tch”
“I liked it better when we used to beat the Red Sox.”
_ Five different messages from the Game Thread on NYYFans.com after David Ortiz took Mike Myers deep in the first of 19 Red Sox–Yankees games of the season on Monday night.

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