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3 Number of McDonald's franchises in Scotland that rolled out, and then quickly revoked, "McNetAccess" after too many customers used it to download pornography. "Most people used it properly. Unfortunately, a small minority appear to have misused it," McDonald's said in a statement.

900 Number of girls who attended a Mormon fashion show a week ago at a Nordstrom store in Costa Mesa, Calif., where flowing gowns had capped sleeves instead of spaghetti straps and slits in skirts did not rise above the knee. "Sometimes Mormon girls feel like they have an 'M' on their foreheads because they want sleeves," said one mother. Added another: "The Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears look is not the only way to be."

10 million Number of bottles of Zam Zam, an Iranian cola named after the waters that flow from the Zamzam holy spring in Mecca, that have been shipped to Persian Gulf countries in the past four months as a boycott of U.S. products spreads in the region. Sales of Coca-Cola have dropped by up to 40 percent in some countries, and are still falling.

Sources: AP, Evening Times (Glasgow), London Times