Time format

Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knugum at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 20:40:10 UTC 2011

2011/8/23 Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com>:
> 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.
> Colin

So if you say, for example, 1½ day, you always mean 36 hours?

Sorry for kind of hi-jacking this thread.

Kind regards

Johnny Rosenberg

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