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Do you still count on your fingers?

In an age of petaFLOPS superdupercomputers, I feel almost ashamed to admit that I still count on my fingers.When it comes to entering select characters from my banking password, it is the only way I can remember the position of the characters.
Written by Jake Rayson Rayson, Contributor on

In an age of petaFLOPS superdupercomputers, I feel almost ashamed to admit that I still count on my fingers.

When it comes to entering select characters from my banking password, it is the only way I can remember the position of the characters. Luckily I stopped counting out loud at primary school.

On the subject of remembering things, I can never remember the Thirty days hath September not-so-mnemonic, problematic when tallying up the end of year accounts.

A colleague showed me a way of counting your knuckles. I kid you not. January is the left hand index knuckle and has 31 days. Going outward, the dip is February and doesn't have 31 days. Then the knuckle is March, which has 31 days. Etcetera, gleefully on to your right hand when you run out of knuckles.

It sounds more convoluted than it is, honestly.

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