Re: Re: writing numbers???

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I think Strunk and White say that all numbers should be spelled out fully regardless. I thought that was kind of odd, because in journalism school we were taught to spell out one through nine and write any above that in their numeric form. Realizing that journalism is a particular area of written media, and that it has its own style rules, I take that as it stands. After reading S&W, I now generally spell out all numbers, unless I know I’m writing a journalism piece, and then I follow that style.