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A Billion

The immensity of numbers

Published on: 31 Mar 2015 updated June 5th, 2018 1,000,000,000,000 = one billion in long scale is a million million. In short scale, a billion is only a thousand million and you can get an idea from the graphic…

The true story about a Billion Dollars but it could be a billion anything and while this story is about the USA, it can be any country and too true to be very funny.

The next time you hear a politician use the word ‘billion’ in a casual manner, know they refer to the short scale and think about whether you want the politicians spending YOUR tax money.

A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but

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Taxman and the Priest

Father O’Malley answers the phone. ‘Hello, is this Father O’Malley?’

O’Malley ‘It is!’

‘This is the Tax Dept. Can you help us?’

O’Malley ‘I can!’

Tax Dept ‘Do you know a Ted Houlihan?’

O’Malley ‘I do!’

Tax Dept ‘Is he a member of your congregation?’

O’Malley ‘He is!’

Tax Dept ‘Did he donate $10,000 to the church?’

O’Malley ‘He will.’

Tax Cheats

When Tony, died he was sent to be judged and was told that he had committed a sin, and that he could not go to heaven right away.

He asked what he did and God told him that he cheated on his income taxes, and that the only way he could get into heaven would be to sleep with a 500 pound, stupid, butt-ugly woman for the next five years and enjoy it.

Tony decided that this was a small price to pay for an eternity in heaven. So off he went with this enormous woman, pretending to be happy. As he was walking along, he saw his friend Carlos up ahead. Carlos was with an even bigger, uglier woman

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A Prayer Gets Answered

A little boy wanted $50 very badly and prayed for weeks, but nothing happened.

Finally he decided to write God a letter requesting the $50.

When the postal authorities received the letter addressed to God, USA, they decided to forward it to the President of the United States as a joke.

The President was so amused, that he instructed his secretary to send the little boy a $20 bill.

The President thought this would appear to be a lot of money to a little boy.

The little boy was delighted with the $20 bill, and decided to write a thank you note to God, which read: “Dear God: Thank you very much for sending the money. However, I noticed that

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