...and including?

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 20 16:29:24 UTC 2008

You could *try*....

On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 12:07 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu> wrote:

>>>>From London Telegraph
>>>Britain's Tesco supermarket chain is changing the "Ten items or
>>>less" signs
> Interesting point about the inclusive vs. exclusive readings of "up
> to 10 items".  I wonder if I could try getting with claiming I
> thought it meant "up to [at least] 10"...

Mark Mandel

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