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Subject:  Re: DRINK PEPSI AND WIN!! Date:  6/27/2002  3:55 PM
Author:  vlaviano Number:  132095 of 312185

sockwonder writes:
>I'm sure B.S. [Britney Spears] has enough money to buy implants for
>every American woman, and still have plenty of change left over.

Are you sure?

The 2000 U.S. Census shows 143,368,343 women in the U.S.[1]. If we assume a cost of $4500/per set of implants[2], the total cost would be roughly $645 billion. Bill Gates, the world's richest man, is estimated to have a net worth of approximately $61 billion[3]. See also "The Forbes Four Hundred"[4], which Gates tops and from which Britney is, sadly, absent.

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[1] U.S. Census Bureau.
See General Demographic Characteristics (DP-1).
[2] Breast Augmentation and Breast Implants Information Web FAQ.
[3] Bill Gates Personal Wealth Clock.
[4] The Forbes Four Hundred.

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