The Joy of Six
28th September 2020 | Letters
Number of months since lockdown began…
- It took Six Days to create the World…
- Six is the smallest number that is perfect as discovered by Euclid in 300 BC.
- Sixpence found in foil in your traditional Christmas pudding.
- A complete box of eggs for coddling, scrambling, frying or just boiling.
- A batsman’s boundary hit that doesn’t bounce in cricket.
- Six feet was traditionally the height of a bobby (policeman).
Covid 19 social group maximum.
- Our Sixth Sense.
- Sixth formers.
- The musical called Six.
- Six Nations Rugby.
- The strings on a guitar.
- Six faces on a dice.
- A BBC Radio Station – 6 Music.
- A Six pack of beer.
- Six Degrees of separation.
Keep six feet (or 2 metres) apart!
- Six Geese a laying.
- Six whole tones in an octave…
- Six Points of the Star of David.
- Hexagons are tessellating six sided polygons as seen in a beehive.
- Atomic number of carbon is 6.
- An ice hockey team on the ice at any one time.
- The Prisoner was Number 6 in the TV series.
- Maximum number of Braille dots.
- Cub leaders in Scouts are often called ‘sixer’.
If you don’t adhere to the bold above you could end up…Buried six foot under!