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My supervisor insists on putting periods after whole numbers. For
example, he writes "200. kg" rather than just "200 kg". I find this
rather weird; I'd not seen this usage before coming to work here. I
asked him if a lawyer had recommended it. He replied that he *thought*
so, which tells me that he got it from folklore somewhere. (I've been
corrected so many times over the last 2-1/2 years that I've given up
Has anyone else seen this usage? Is there a legal reason (i.e.,
recommended, or dictated, by a lawyer) for doing this?
Thanks in Advance.
drobertson -at- nm-us -dot- campus -dot- mci -dot- net
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