blchupin at iinet.net.au
Wed Aug 24 13:05:10 UTC 2011
On 24/08/11 21:28, Frank wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-08-23 at 21:50 +0100, Colin Law wrote:
>>> So if you say, for example, 1½ day, you always mean 36 hours?
>> 1½ days does mean 36 hours
> Customer: "How long does it take to complete that work?"
> Plumber/carpenter/worker: "I need 1½ day of work"
> 1½ day = 12 hours (assuming 1 day of work = 8 hours)
ROFL! :-D .
As I was taught in Philosophy, most, if not all, arguments start, and
continue, because the topic under debate has not first been clearly
defined by the 'debaters' before starting belting each other with their
handbags :-) .
"Oh what a tangled web we weave
When first we practice to deceive."
Sir Walter Scott
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