August 18, 2005
• More Tony Awards have been given to musicals about trains than any other topic.
• Novelists, on average, invent nine words over the course of their careers that have never been used before. One in 300 of these words are ever used again.
• Six percent of the source code to Microsoft Windows XP is unchanged since Windows 1.0. 43 percent is unchanged since Windows 95.
• There are at least 4 pirate ships still actively pillaging transoceanic shipments.
• In seven out of the last 20 years, at least one major calendar manufacturer has printed the wrong date for Easter.