Re: Mixing Numbers

Subject: Re: Mixing Numbers
From: "Kathi Jan Knill" <Kathi -dot- Knill -at- template -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <TECHWR-L -at- LISTS -dot- RAYCOMM -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 1 Dec 1999 09:27:40 -0500

Although you've had plenty of responses, here is a quote from
the Chicago Manual of Style Edition 14:
"...do not use numerals for some and spell out others. If according to
rule you must use numerals for one of the numbers in a given
category, then for consistency's sake use numerals for all: ..."

At least now you have several "authorities" that back you up.

Kathi Jan Knill
Sr. Technical Writer
Template Software, Inc.
kathi -dot- knill -at- template -dot- com
"Life is a banquet, and most poor slobs are starving to death" ~ Auntie Mame





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