If You Think 99.9% Is Good Enough, Read This…

  • 12 newborns would be given to the wrong parents each day.
  • 114,500 mismatched pairs of shoes would be shipped each year.
  • 18,322 pieces of mail would be mishandled every hour!
  • 2,000,000 documents would be lost by the IRS each year.
  • 2 planes landing at Chicago’s O’Hare airport would be unsafe every day.
  • 315 entries in Webster’s Dictionary would be misspelled.
  • 20,000 incorrect drug prescriptions would be written each year.
  • 880,000 credit cards in circulation would turn out to have incorrect cardholder information on their magnetic strips.
  • 291 pacemaker operations would be performed incorrectly.
  • 5.5 million cases of soft drinks produced would be flat.
  • A typical day would be 24 hours long (give or take 86.4 seconds)!

Published by Kate Eileen Shannon

Artist, Crafter, Writer, purveyor of ephemera and bagatelle

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