22nd July – Happy Pi Approximation Day!

22 July 2007

Today is the 22nd of July otherwise known as 22/7 – which is the approximation to pi learned by countless agonizing pupils in math classes all over the world. In the US Pi day is celebrated on March 14 (3.14) but that doesn’t compute in many European date formats. So:

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Happy pi approximation day

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Books read this year #15

22 July 2007

Book: 15
Title: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
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Author: J. K. Rowling
Why did you get this book?
Bought it yesterday to complete this journey. Book 7 in the Harry Potter series.
Do you like the cover?
OK
Did you enjoy the book? Yes; and so will you if you’ve liked the previous books enough to read them.
Was the author new to you and would you read something by this author again? Not new at all.
Are you keeping it or passing it on? Are you mad? I am keeping it.
Anything else? If your hoping for spoiler – forget it. I have been avoiding the internet pages about Harry Potter this last week in order to avoid those gits out there who would spoil the sense of wonder from reading this book with no previous knowledge.
Number of pages: 607
Total pages for the year: 5394