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Subject:Re: One (1) question about odd number notation From:Kris Olberg <kjolberg -at- IX -dot- NETCOM -dot- COM> Date:Sat, 7 Sep 1996 10:42:39 -0700
At 11:11 PM 9/6/96 +0100, you wrote:
>For example, the handbook reads something like, "Full-time, regular
>employees are granted three (3) personal days each year."
>What's up with that? I cannot think of any solid reason for that technique.
>Is there any reason I _should_ keep that system?
I don't know where the technique originated. My initial reaction to is bad.
Two is two. Three is three. It's redundant, requiring the reader to process
more information than necessary.
Don't use it unless you have an overriding reason. Right now, I can't think
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