[Ads-l] intrusive "x"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 19 11:53:02 UTC 2015

Explicable but unpronounceable:

"During the first wave, 5 x Tu-160 Blackjack, 6 x Tu-95MS Bear and 14 x
Tu-22M3 Backfire bombers flew round trip missions from airbases in Russia."

If too many numbers were the problem, why not just spell 'em out? It ain't
a newspaper ad.


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