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Xicano Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-12-10 02:51 PM
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I can attest to that. On the several occasions after I've explained to people just how much one trillion dollars is, I can see a look on them that says they didn't realize just how much it is.

If from day 1 (the day so-called jesus was to suppose to have been born) you spent one million dollars every single day up to today. You still! wouldn't have spent one trillion dollars. You would still have to continue spending one million dollars a day every single day for another 729 years.

Now what the OP is posting amounts to over 12x that.
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