RE: 24/7 or 7/24?

Subject: RE: 24/7 or 7/24?
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "B.J. Smith" <bjsmith -at- ucar -dot- edu>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 7 May 2012 08:23:38 -0700

B.J. Smith wrote:

> If you have to choose between using "24/7" or "7/24" in a sentence,
> which way do you go?

I guess it depends on whether I mean 3.43 or 0.29. :-)

Unless you mean "available around the clock all week long" (you provided no context).

I've never, ever heard or seen "7/24" used to express that concept. It's always "24/7" in my experience. Did someone actually suggest "7/24"?

Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
303-223-5111
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