We have seen this a few times, but it still makes a lot of sense to pass it on.

The following is to true to be funny. The next time you hear a politician use

the word Billion " In a casual manner ", think about whether you want the

politicians spending YOUR tax money. A billion is a difficult number to

comprehend, allow me to put a billion into perspective for you to grasp the


1. A billion seconds ago it was 1959.

2. A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive.

3. A billion hours ago our ancestors were living in the stone age.

4. A billion days ago no one walked on the earth with two feet.

5. A billion

Did you think a billion was that big !!!

11 Replies

  • The mind boggles :-)

  • Puts things into perspective. M x

  • Now you've put it like that I'll never look at a Billion in the same way! Amazing!

    huff xxx

  • a billion seconds since year I was born omg lol.

  • Wow, that makes you think differently xx

  • That sure makes you think and brings home just how huge it is.

  • thought provoking. everything seems to be in telephone numbers nowadays

  • oooooo how many millions in a billion

  • all I know is the new Euro notes are being printed on Greek proof paper !!

  • hahahaha

  • Thank you it really puts it into perspective - take care xx

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