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|Subject: Re: DRINK PEPSI AND WIN!!||Date: 6/27/2002 3:55 PM|
|Author: vlaviano||Number: 132095 of 308999|
>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.. If we assume a cost of $4500/per set of implants, 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. See also "The Forbes Four Hundred", which Gates tops and from which Britney is, sadly, absent.
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 U.S. Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/census2000/states/us.html.
See General Demographic Characteristics (DP-1).
 Breast Augmentation and Breast Implants Information Web FAQ.
 Bill Gates Personal Wealth Clock. http://db.photo.net/WealthClock
 The Forbes Four Hundred. http://www.forbes.com/2001/09/27/400.html.
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