Funny Statistics (articles) 1. Average life expectancy ( in seconds ) of an enemy soldier in a Chuck Norris film: 4

2. Number of men who have written letters proposing marriage to Vanna White: 3506

3. Age most people stop believing in Santa Claus : 8
Age most people stop believing in politicians : 7

4. Number of chemical elements in the universe : 104
In a glass of New Jersey tap water : 98

5. Number of "Yuppie-dramas" now being developed by the 3 major networks: thirtysomething

6. Number of days into baseball season before Cleveland Indians are written off as pennant contendors: 5

7. Average powder base ( in inches ) on Aspen ski slope: 17
On Tammy Bakker: 1/4

8. Salary of the average Pro Wrestler: $47,500 /yr.
If Pro Wrestling didn't exist: $4.25/hr.

9.Number of things that annoy Andy Rooney: 2,000,000
Number of people annoyed by Andy Rooney : 23,000,000

10. Average miles per gallon you can expect if a car maker's ad says "30 mpg, city" : 23

11. Number of pe.ople who aren't doctors, but play them on TV : 57
Who aren't doctor's but play them in hospitals : 5,840

12. Number of people in the history of air travel who have been able to get a $99 Maxsaver fare to coast : 2
Restrictions for that fare : 237

13. Percentage of the public that understand the new tax code : 11%
Percentage of accountants who understand it : 9%
Percentage of IRS employees who understand it : 6%

14. Number of people who work for the government : about half

15. Number of Americans who believe any of the statistics on this page are accurate : 2,478,644
Who believe TV Evangelists are trustworthy: 2,478,644