17

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+ "Seventeen" was the original title of The Beatles' song "I Saw Her Standing There." It was written on a Liverpool Institute exercise book. [McCranie]

+ There were 17 episodes of the classic BBC TV series The Prisoner. [McCranie]

+ The first program to run on a stored-program computer consisted of 17 instructions. It was used to find the largest factor of 230 - 1. [McCranie]

+ In poker games starting with two hole cards, one out of 17 starting hands is a pair. [McCranie]

+ "17" is the title of a song by Jethro Tull. [McCranie]

+ A standard Bb clarinet has 17 keys. [McCranie]

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