A town full of crazy people in Louisanna got fed up with having their telephone exchange be “666” because of the link between this sequence of numbers and the devil. So they got their exchanged changed to 749. This is very funny.
7:49 is the Bible verse from
Luke that says “But this multitude that knoweth not the law are accursed.” in reference to the Pharisees.
The Pharisees were the crazy people in the bible … the fundamentalists … who Jesus warns about, because, well, their multitude knoweth’d not the law and were accursed.
This came up again more recently in the Democratic debate, when Tim Russert asked the question of each candidate “what is your favorite Bible verse.” Biden mentioned Luke 7, not by chapter and verse but quite clearly. “Beware the Pharisees” he said, to Tim Russert, who in turn misinterpreted Biden’s meaning and made a fool of himself.