STATISTIC of the DAY
Wednesday, April 1
 
  Record for most text messages exhanged by two people in one month: 

217,000
From March 7 to April 6, 2009, Nick Andes, 29, and Doug Klinger, 30, of Pennsylvania exchanged 217,000 text messages.
Source: Los Angeles Times, 4/22/2009

 
   
PLAY THE GAME!
Department of Thoughtful Economic Analysis
 
 
PEOPLE: Toilets
  Recent U.S. trademark filings using the word "toilet": 

* THE ORIGINAL BUSH WIPE TOILET PAPER * I HATE COLD TOILET SEATS * TOILET TREATS * TOILET IN A BAG * THE TOILET SEAT BELT * YOGA ON THE TOILET * TOILET TOUPEE' TOPPER * TOILETPAPERWORLD * RECYCLED TOILET PAPER * TOILET EXPRESS * WE TOOK THE PAPER OUT OF TOILET PAPER * TOILET DELIGHT * THE TOILET SEAT THAT NEVER FORGETS * IT'S LIKE TOILET PAPER FOR YOUR CAT * TALKING TOILETS * OFFICIAL TOILET PAPER OF THE STARS

Source: PTO Research, 10/16/2006

 
   
SPORTS: Basketball
  Highest combined score ever scored in a single NBA game: 

370
On Dec. 13, 1983, the Detroit Pistons beat the Denver Nuggets 186-184 in triple overtime.
Source: The Houston Chronicle, 12/13/2004