Re: one vs 1

Subject: Re: one vs 1
From: Samuel Wright <lykoszine -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 18:01:35 +0100

Which we all know is one louder than 10.

On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 5:58 PM, Bruce Megan (ST-CO/ENG2.2)
<Megan -dot- Bruce -at- us -dot- bosch -dot- com> wrote:
> Because if there are 2 1s....that would be 11 (eleven) ;-)
>
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> 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: Â"There is a 1 week
> waiting
>> period (7 consecutive calendar days)"...
>>
>> What do you think?
>>
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References:
one vs 1: From: Deborah Hemstreet
Re: one vs 1: From: Wade Courtney
RE: one vs 1: From: Bruce Megan (ST-CO/ENG2.2)

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