RE: one vs 1

Subject: RE: one vs 1
From: "Bruce Megan (ST-CO/ENG2.2)" <Megan -dot- Bruce -at- us -dot- bosch -dot- com>
To: "Wade Courtney" <wade -dot- courtney -at- gmail -dot- com>, ".TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 11:58:19 -0500

Because if there are 2 1s....that would be 11 (eleven) ;-)

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Subject: Re: one vs 1

There can be only one 1.



On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 8:02 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?
>
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one vs 1: From: Deborah Hemstreet
Re: one vs 1: From: Wade Courtney

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