Re: Number one in text

Subject: Re: Number one in text
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2005 09:04:18 -0500


> What is the correct
> way to render the number one in this sentence?
>
> Enter a number greater than one and less than 31.
> Enter a number greater than 1 and less than 31.

In this case you want to use the literal string. They aren't going to
enter "one"... they're going to enter "1".

The non-literal use would spell it out: "Choose one of the options below."

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References:
Re: Number one in text: From: Chris Gooch

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