Monday, July 17, 2006

News of da Day: 4 Guns Good, 6 Guns Bad



For the first time in the history of the National Day Parade, only four 25-pounder guns will be used in the Presidential Gun Salute compared to the traditional half a dozen guns.

The Presidential Gun Salute has been a mainstay of the National Day Parade: 21 shots fired within 3 minutes as a mark of respect to the President when he inspects the contingents in the stadium.

how about that? we only need 1/2 the number of guns, to make the same 21 shots. chalk up another victory for productivity.

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