Wednesday, December 12, 2012


On this auspicious day when the 12s align, consider this list of 12 Things About the Number 12. 

A dozen British Columbia craft beers... refreshing.

Canadian football is played 12-aside. 

The Twelve Girls Band? There is not a prettier looking or sounding group anywhere.

Stan Smyl's number 12 was the first jersey retired by the Vancouver Canucks. Go Steamer!

The flag of the European Union has 12 stars. 

Twelve men, all American, have walked on the Moon

Jack Klugman portrayed a Baltimore Orioles' fan in Twelve Angry Men. 

There were 12 Tribes of Israel, 12 Disciples of Jesus and 12 Imams after Mohammed.

London 2012 soccer bronze medallist Christine Sinclair is @Sincy12 on Twitter (after her jersey number) and Canada's best athlete of 2012. 

There are 12 signs in the zodiac. (I'm a Leo who was born in the Year of the Dog. What's your sign?)

Twelve drummers drumming in the Twelve Days of Christmas

The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics opened on the 12th of February (watch the whole ceremony here). 

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