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Fourteen

Posted Oct 03 2012 6:42am
Fourteen is
The number of days in a fortnight.
In traditional British units of weight, the number of pounds in a stone.
A number 'encoded' in much of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Bach may have considered this number a sort of signature, since given A = 1, B = 2, C = 3, etc., then B + A + C + H = 14.
The number of points outlined by president Woodrow Wilson for reconstructing a new Europe following World War I.
The section that you go to when you die in the Grailquest books.
The number of legs on a woodlouse, as well as on Hallucigenia.
A common designation for the thirteenth floor in many buildings for superstitious reasons
The number of points in a proposed republican constitution of the United Kingdom.
The number of lines in a sonnet.
The Number 14 airship by Alberto Santos Dumont that was used to test the aerodynamics of his 14-bis airplane.
The number of the French department Calvados
A Storage server manufactured by IBM. It goes by name of "XIV" and is pronounced as the separate letters "X", "I", "V".
The Piano Sonata No. 14, also known as Moonlight Sonata, is one of the most famous piano sonatas composed by Ludwig van Beethoven.

(from Wikipedia )
Fourteen is also how many years Laima and I have been married today.


Happy Anniversary Laima!
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