9

I was struggling to figure out what to post today. Once I looked at today’s date- 09/09/09 -I had my answer.

Today’s date looks good in marketing promotions.  It also represents the last set of repeating, single-digit dates that we’ll see for almost a century – until January 1, 2101.

Here are a few uses of ‘9’ from Wiki-

People dress“to the nines.”

The Nine Tailors is a 1934 mystery novel by British writer Dorothy L. Sayers, her ninth featuring sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey.

The nine muses in Greek mythology are Calliope (epic poetry), Clio (history), Erato (erotic poetry), Euterpe (lyric poetry), Melpomene (tragedy), Polyhymnia (song), Terpsichore (dance), Thalia (comedy), and Urania (astronomy).

Nine justices sit on the United States Supreme Court.

The legend  is that a cat has nine lives.

Nine is the number of innings in a regulation, non-tied game of baseball.

Nine ball is the standard professional pocket billiards variant played in the United States.

If you can think of others please leave a comment.