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Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Tue Aug 23 20:23:50 UTC 2011

On 23 August 2011 18:31, Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum at gmail.com> wrote:
> [...]
> I thought that since people say things like ”…you have 72 hours…”,
> there is not a word for 24 hours, but obviously there is, just not a
> good one, or at least not good enough for people to use it… :)  :P

Day is used and is generally not ambiguous.  Most would say 3 days
rather than 72 hours and in this context is not ambiguous.  In fact I
cannot think of an example where it would not be obvious by context.


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