RE: 24/7 or 7/24?

Subject: RE: 24/7 or 7/24?
From: Kirsty Taylor <kirsty -dot- taylor -at- ventyx -dot- abb -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 7 May 2012 15:45:37 -0700

As an Australian, I would not understand 7/24 to be equivalent to 24/7. I would read 7/24 as a fraction. Indeed, that's what I thought when I first read your question. So I'd suggest people using other date formats might find this construction confusing.

Thanks,
KT

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Subject: 24/7 or 7/24?

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

Any particular reason for your choice?

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