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Wed Aug 24 13:22:56 UTC 2011
2011/8/24 Basil Chupin <blchupin at iinet.net.au>:
> 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 :-)
But in this case I can't see that there's so much debate going on. I
can only see some kind of discussion.
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