Kinse


I wrote about “2012 (Dose)” here on myBlog when the movie “2012” was shown in 2009. On the eve of 2010 New Year’s Day, i wrote “Trese” which highlighted the tradition of Filipinos in preparing 13 kinds of round fruits and other trivia about the lucky/unlucky number 13. On Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 2010 i wrote “Katorse“.

Now, i have another good chance to continue this “number” article series. Here are few trivia why i’m writing “Kinse”:

Wikipedia:

15 is the natural number following 14 and preceding 16.

15 is the smallest natural number with seven letters in its spelled name.

15 in speech, the numbers 15 and 50 are often confused.

15 in mathematics, is the magic constant of the unique order-3 normal magic square:

15 in science, is the atomic number of phosphorous

15 is a television program; also a movie

15 is the title of a 1956 novel by Beverly Cleary.

15 is a song on Taylor Swift‘s 2008 album Fearless

15 is one of The Numbers – 4, 8, 15, 16, 23, and 42 – featured in Lost.

Others:

15 is the date in the calendar assigned as pay day for some workers

15, is the age of minor offenders that can be charged under the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act 2006 of the Philippines. Under 15, minors can not be charged of the crime they committed.

15, is number of years of operation of the local station–DYAB Cebu of the ABS-CBN Corporation.

15 is the number of a video clip in YouTube that is inappropriate to view but gained more than 2-million views, with 979 likes & only 90 dislikes. tsk, tsk… I don’t want you to view this video clip!

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