A Billion Dollars?
The next time you hear a politician use the word
"billion," casually, think about whether you want the
politician spending your tax money.
A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but one
advertising agency did a good job of putting that
figure into perspective in one of its releases.
a.. A billion seconds ago it was 1959.
b.. A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive.
c.. A billion hours ago our ancestors were living in
the Stone Age.
d.. A billion days ago no-one walked on two feet on
e.. A billion dollars ago was only 8 hours and 20
minutes, at the
rate our government spends it.