Those facts, you know, an odd little bit of information you’d probably never deduce on your own but which is both striking and thought-provoking.
I ran across one of those just now and think I’ll start making it a practice to devote a post to odd or offbeat pieces of information when the occasion arises. I mean, what’s the internet for?
And so, Fact # 1:
Otis Elevator estimates that it transports the equivalent of the world’s population every five days.
That’s from a photo caption on page 110 in The New Yorker, April 21, 2008.
You could look it up.