Origin of countdown
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Dickens greeted the crowd, gave a few tips and instructions, then led us in a countdown from ten to one.
From Will Ferrell crashing a World Cup rally to a cliff dive Slip ‘n Slide, WATCH our countdown of this week’s buzziest videos.Will Ferrell Soccer Speech, Cliff Dive Slip ‘N Slides, and More Viral Videos|Alex Chancey|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From Kimmel and Kanye burying the hatchet to a telekinetic coffee shop surprise, WATCH our countdown.‘We Can’t Stop’ a Cappella, Coffee Shop Telekinesis & More Viral Videos|Natasha Bach|October 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Countdown is on, but, as Kate knows, babies come when they are ready...Kate's Last Day of Work Tomorrow Suggests Early July Due Date|Tom Sykes|June 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Or did I remember them creating a countdown calendar to the release date?‘Great Gatsby’ Reviewers Divided: Is Baz Luhrmann a Good Director?|Kevin Fallon|May 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was like the countdown for a rocket firing, Rick thought.
Although attentive, he was not tense, even during the countdown.Subspace Survivors|E. E. Smith
From the loud-speaker atop the massive block-house came the countdown.Make Mine Homogenized|Rick Raphael
During my countdown of five seconds you will build up to the greatest possible potential.Masters of Space|Edward Elmer Smith
By agreement, the countdown was to be broadcast to all aircraft over one of the airport frequencies.