number format and semantic hairsplitting in China

Randy Alexander strangeguitars at GMAIL.COM
Mon May 11 04:07:43 UTC 2009

On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 8:35 AM, Tom Zurinskas <truespel at> wrote:

> Suppose you ask me my two favorite numbers and I said.  100 and 99 and 200
> and 7.  Would you wonder?

No, because there's only one way to parse that.

Randy Alexander
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