Numerals and Bullets

Subject: Numerals and Bullets
From: David Dubin <David_Dubin -at- NOTES -dot- PW -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 5 Jan 1996 10:27:13 EST

We adhere to the following two rules with respect to numerals:

1. Write whole numbers from one to nine in words, not numerals, unless the
number expresses a unit of measurement or monetary sum.

2. When the possibility of confusion exists, write the numbers that are most
likely to be confused in text. However, the number in a number group that is
the most complicated or the longest to write out remains a numeral. Example:
"We purchased sixteen, 101 key keyboards, including 254, fifteen-pin connector

Regarding bullets, we capitalize the first letter of the first word following
the bullet, even if it isn't a complete sentence.
As a matter of fact, we rarely use bullets with complete sentences as bullets
are generally reserved for highlighting concepts, or
stressing specific points.

David Dubin -at- notes -dot- pw -dot- com
This has been one man's opinion, yours may vary with mileage.

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