Picks and Pans Review: Quote

updated 11/27/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/27/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

>From On an Average Day by Tom Heymann (Fawcett, paper, $6.95):

On an average day in the U.S.:

•43,081,683 credit-card purchases are made

•21 people are murdered with handguns

•Michael Jackson earns $164,383.56

•Four people call Graceland asking to speak to Elvis

•2,191,781 pounds of nonrecyclable disposable diapers are used

•2 million Americans breathe dangerous levels of sulfur dioxide

•55 calls come in to the U.S. Army hot line set up to receive reports of espionage

•56 men and 169 women receive nose jobs

•People spend 101,369,863 hours waiting in line

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