Re: one vs 1

Subject: Re: one vs 1
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Deborah Hemstreet <dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2009 12:07:22 -0400

The audience is always right. Proper writing is best reserved for when
proper writing is most appropriate.

On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 11:02 AM, Deborah Hemstreet
<dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I've written a brochure for a company to distribute to their employees.
> I am in somewhat of a dilemma: Corrections have been returned and they would
> like all numbers to be printed as numbers (1 not one).
> However, the RULES of writing say to spell out all numbers less than 10.
> When writing a statement such as: "There is a one week waiting period (seven
> consecutive calendar days)"... I have to be honest, I believe the target
> audience will absorb the information better as:  "There is a 1 week waiting
> period (7 consecutive calendar days)"...
> What do you think?

Bill Swallow

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