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冷知识:关于金钱的二十件事

2016-01-08    来源:网络    【      美国外教 在线口语培训

关于金钱的二十件事

1.90% of US$ bills carry traces of cocaine.
90%的美国钞票上都携带有可卡因的痕迹。

2.The first credit card was created because of the embarrassment of a man who had to pay for dinner but forgot his wallet.
第一张信用卡的创造是源于一个人的尴尬遭遇,他在付晚饭钱时发现自己忘了带钱包。

3.US debt is 10 times larger than all the US$ in circulation.
美国债务的数量比所有流通着的美元要多十倍。

4.All US$ coins and bills in circulation today are worth US$1.2 trillion.
今天所有流通着的美元硬币和纸币总价值为1.2万亿美刀。

5.The world's first paper money was created in China 1,400 years ago.
中国在1400多年前创造了世界上第一张纸币。

6.All US$ coins and bills in circulation today are worth US$1.2 trillion.
如果你口袋里有10刀并且你没有任何债务,那么你比25%的美国人都要富有。

7.A penny costs 2.4 cents to manufacture.
一便士的生产需要2.4分的成本。

8.The key to happiness is spending your money on experiences rather than possessions, according to studies.
根据研究调查表明,幸福的关键是将你的钱花在经历上而不是拥有上。

9.There's US$75 trillion in the entire world. If this is distributed amongst all people on Earth, each person will have less than
$11,000.
整个世界有75万亿美元。如果这笔钱分配给世界上所有人的话,每个人至少会有11000美元。

10.The International Space Station is the most expensive object ever built, at US$150 billion.
国际空间站是所有建筑中最贵的,价值高达1500亿美元。

11.Bob Marley's final words were''Money can't buy life''.
鲍勃•马利最后的话语是“金钱无法买到生命”。

12.Apple earns US$300,000 per minute.
苹果每分钟赚30万美元。

13.All of the 20 richest women in the world --except for #17--inherited their money from either their husband or their father.
在全世界最富有的20个女人中(除了第17名),她们是从她们的丈夫又或是父亲那里继承的财产。

14.Americans spent more than US$15 billion on jeans in 2005.
2005年,美国人在牛仔裤上花费了150多亿美元。

15.Americans spent about US$61.4 billion on their pets in 2011.
2011年美国人在他们的宠物上花费了超过614亿美元。

16.Drug lord Pablo Escobar had so much cash that rats ate almost $1 billion of his money each year.
毒枭巴勒博•艾斯克瓦尔所拥有的现金之多,以至于每年老鼠几乎都要吃掉他十亿美元。

17.At a spending rate of $1 million a day, it would take Bill Gates 218 years to spend all his money.
按照一天一百万的花钱速度,比尔盖茨要花218年才能花光他所有的钱。

18.Until the WWII, tea bricks were used as money in Siberia.
到第二次世界大战以前,茶砖在西伯利亚都被当成钱来使用。

19.Sea shells were once commonly used in many parts of the world as money.
在世界上很多地方,海洋贝克都曾普遍被用来当做钱。

20.Spending money on others yields more happiness than spending it on yourself a study concluded.
一项研究总结得出,比起把花钱在自己身上,把钱花在其他人身上可以产生更多的快乐。



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