dollar sign placement

Doug Harris cats22 at STNY.RR.COM
Tue Mar 3 21:52:46 UTC 2009

I occasionally see it in print, but most often in groups (un)like
this one -- 'like' only in that they're hosted by a yahoo-like
What's as bad or worse is the usage such as one I see on a
printed sign hanging across the front of a local car dealer's
showroom, advertising cars for "less than $10,000 bucks".
Unfortunately, they probably didn't coin that, either.

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>It's been common among continental booksellers, especially
>East-European ones, since the 'Fifties, at least. And they probably
>didn't wait till I started dealing with them to begin the practice.


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