Notable Quotable

February 05, 2007|By Philadelphia Inquirer

I was really proud of him that he did it. I can't remember a phone number." - MARYANN UMILE, whose husband, Marc, has been certified as the North American record-holder for memorizing digits of the mathematical constant pi (the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter), which begins with 3.14159265 and never stops; the 40-year-old Upper Darby, Pa., resident recited 12,887 digits, a feat that took him 3 hours and 40 minutes

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

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