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Thursday, September 18, 2008

Criminal Sentence 95: Watch Those Zeros

A headline in a newspaper blurb:

"900,00 Midwest homes still lack power after Ike"

As you can see, the last zero is missing. Watch that when you type large numbers.

1 comment:

Meredith said...

On a similar note, I once saw a headline that read something to the effect of "$15 needed to clean up creek" when it should have read "15M needed to clean up creek." You can't leave out that "M"!