What are the seven Wonders of the World?

  1. A group of students were asked to list what they thought were the
    present Seven Wonders of the World. Though there were some disagreements, the
    following received the most votes:

    1. Egypt's Great Pyramids

    2. Taj Mahal

    3. Angkor Wat

    4. Great Wall of China

    6. Hagia Sophia

    7. Eiffel Tower

    While gathering the votes, the teacher noted that one quiet student
    hadn't turned in her paper yet. So she asked the girl if she was having trouble
    with her list. The girl replied, "Yes, a little. I couldn't quite make up my
    mind because there were so many."

    The teacher said, "Well, tell us what you have, and maybe we can help."

    The girl hesitated, then read, "I think the Seven Wonders of the World
    are:

    1. to see

    2. to hear

    3. to touch

    4. to taste

    5. to feel

    6. to laugh

    7. and to love.

    The room was so quiet you could have heard a pin drop. The things we
    overlook as simple, ordinary & take for granted are truly wondrous!
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  2. 10 Comments

  3. by   Tilleycs
    Reality TV has to be one of them for me, because I wonder how in the world some of those shows make it to TV and get watched by ANYONE (Can anyone say the Anna Nicole Show?).
  4. by   nowplayingEDRN
    OMGGgggggg!! Tilley.....that show is horrendous (can I be sick now??)
  5. by   Katnip
    I thought one of them was the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, even though they don't exist anymore. The eighth wonder is a stone army in a Chinese tomb. Can't remember whose.

    But I like the second list better.
  6. by   jnette
    Wow, P_RN... I really like that. Thanx for sharing. How true it is, and wondrous, indeed !
  7. by   passing thru
    cyberkat, the hanging gardens are one of :
    "The Eight Ancient Wonders of the World."

    and the city of Xian, China is where the terra cotta warriors
    were unearthed, truly has to qualify for one of the 8 wonders.

    Look up terra cotta warriors....in google for some fascinating reading.

    Thanks P_RN, it certainly makes me stop and think, what ""The real wonders of the world- - - - really are.

    We were admiring a newborn today, and discussing what
    true miracles a new baby is.
  8. by   Katnip
    That's what I was thinking of. I saw it on Discovery a while back and couldn't for the life of me remember what it was. Fascinating, though.
  9. by   gwenith
    There are seven Man Made wonders and seven natural wonders of the world. I can't remember all the natural wonders I know that the Great Barrier Reef and the Grand Canyon are two but I don't know the rest.

    Can anyone remember the seven natural wonders?
  10. by   sbic56
    Cheated big time...googleman always knows.

    http://www.cnn.com/TRAVEL/DESTINATIO...tural.wonders/
  11. by   gwenith
    Thanks sbic I would never have guessed the rest. I only knew about the great barrier reef because we are always referring to it as one of the seven wonders - which it very much is.

    Sigh!!! I want to go back!!!!
  12. by   Mkue
    Fascinating ! thanks for the info

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