Sunday, February 19, 2006

I left, wondering what was behind it...

...and much later decided to Google the number.
I learned that 259 is the only non-prime number which yields itself when you add the letters of its English name "two hundred and fifty nine," setting the values a=1, b=2, ... z=26.
(Want more obscure number trivia? Go here.)

1 comment:

WCTs said...

Nice photo!