SEVEN DEADLY SINS:
Pride, Avarice, Wrath, Envy, Gluttony, Sloth and Lust.
Bashful, Doc, Dopey, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy and Sneezy.
Indian, North Pacific, South Pacific, Antarctic, Arctic, North Atlantic and South Atlantic.
Faith, Hope, Charity (Love), Fortitude, Justice, Prudence and Temperance.
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD Antiquity:
Colussus of Rhodes, Egyptian Pyramids, Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Lighthouse at Alexandria, Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, Statue of Zeus at Olympia and the Temple of Diana at Ephesus.
SEVEN WORKS OF MERCY:
Bury the dead. Clothe the naked. Feed the hungry. Give drink to the thirsty. House the homeless. Tend the sick. Visit the fatherless and afflicted.
SEVEN HILLS OF ROME:
Aventine, Cailian, Capitoline, Esquiline, Palatine, Quirinal and Viminal.
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD Middle Ages:
Catacombs of Alexandria, Coliseum of Rome, Great Wall of China, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Mosque of St. Sophia at Constantinople, Porcelain Tower of Nanking and Stonehenge at Salisbury Plain, England.
SEVEN NATURAL WONDERS OF THE WORLD;
Mt. Everest, Victoria Falls, The Grand Canyon, The Great Barrier Reef, The Northern Lights, Paricutin, The Harbor at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
It takes a lobster approximately 7 years to grow to be one pound.
The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
No piece of normal-size paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
Raymond Bourque graciously switched to number 77 so Phil Esposito's number 7 could be retired in Boston Garden.
Seventh Son of a Seventh Son Seven is the most mystical and magical of numbers, and in the lore of folk magic, the seventh son of a seventh son is believed to be born with formidable magical and healing powers: he is clairvoyant, capable of casting powerful spells, and possesses the ability to heal by a laying on of hands.
Netball and water polo are both played with teams of seven players.
In 1956 George Miller wrote an article The Magical Number Seven Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on Our Capacity for Processing Information. This showed that the amount of information which people can process and remember is often limited to about seven items. One example of this is called the digit span.
Seven Heavens A concept of ultimate spiritual bliss based upon some verses in the Koran and further elaborated by Muslim commentators. Muslims believe that Allah created seven heavens, on above another, and that the Prophet Muhammed was carried there on his horse Borak.
In Britain the 20p and 50p coins both have seven sides.
7-Up is a soft drink. It was invented in America in the 1920s by Mr C L Griggs of Missouri who originally called it Bib-label Lithiate Lemon-Lime Soda. With a name like that sales were poor even though the drink tasted good and so Mr Griggs set about changing the name. After six attempts he came up with 7-Up, or so the story goes. 7-Up is also the name of a card game.
Roy Sullivan, a park ranger from Virginia, USA is the only person to have been struck by lightning seven times.
Seven-year Itch The seven-year itch has been synonymous for sexual desire since 1660. Seven-year itch had no sexual connotation when first recorded in 1899, simply meaning "a type of itch allegedly requiring seven years of healing." Influenced by the sense of itch as sexual desire, it came to mean a married man's urge to roam after seven years of marriage, a meaning widely popularized by the Marilyn Monroe movie The Seven Year Itch.
The average life expectancy of a kangaroo in captivity is 7 years.
Hept- or Sept- means seven. A heptagon is a figure with seven sides and a heptachord is a seven-stringed musical instrument. A septennium is a period of seven years and September used to be the seventh month in the year, but not any longer.
7 is a prime number.
Ask a number of different people to give you any number between one and ten, and most will choose seven.