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Wed Aug 24 22:06:14 UTC 2011
On Wed, 2011-08-24 at 23:05 +1000, Basil Chupin wrote:
> 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
Classical of course Sir Basil!
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