Thursday Numbers

Welcome to Thursday! Hold on because I hear the weekend is not too far away…

If this is your first time visiting The Western Word, “Thursday Numbers” is my weekly column where I take a look at the numbers in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes laced with just a little sarcasm.

Please note that if you read this column you may be able to use the information to impress your family, friends, and co-workers. Then again, when they find out that you spend your time reading blogs they may not be too impressed…

This week I write about wheat, asbestos lawyers, furloughing, Montana State University Bobcats, Max Baucus, Brian Schweitzer, first telephone directory, shorter tweets, Facebook at 104, Daytona 500, Reserve Deputies, Congressional approval, a gallon of gas, The Blue Lagoon, full-body scanners, and much more!

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