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27 Mar 2007, 12:06 am

1. Is America the country that writes month/day or is England the only country that writes day/month or what?
2.I know I know, this curiousity could be described as morbid buy say someone had a limp anyway and we injured them in the other leg...what'd happen?


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27 Mar 2007, 12:35 am

I actually write it both ways


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27 Mar 2007, 1:12 am

I write my dates in ISO 8601 format.



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27 Mar 2007, 2:27 am

sigholdaccountlost wrote:
2.I know I know, this curiousity could be described as morbid buy say someone had a limp anyway and we injured them in the other leg...what'd happen?


I often find that they topple over, just like anyone else who's leg I injure. Why?



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27 Mar 2007, 2:29 am

Miaw Meow Miaou miaw miew Meow (they would be in a wheelchair)



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27 Mar 2007, 2:54 am

calandale wrote:
sigholdaccountlost wrote:
2.I know I know, this curiousity could be described as morbid buy say someone had a limp anyway and we injured them in the other leg...what'd happen?


I often find that they topple over, just like anyone else who's leg I injure. Why?


No reason. Just curious.


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27 Mar 2007, 3:28 am

Maybe they'd walk really fast?? 8O

Auzzies write it day-month-year.



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27 Mar 2007, 4:04 am

Damnit Jim!! im a Sadist, not a doctor..... no wait....

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27 Mar 2007, 7:31 am

sigholdaccountlost wrote:
calandale wrote:
sigholdaccountlost wrote:
2.I know I know, this curiousity could be described as morbid buy say someone had a limp anyway and we injured them in the other leg...what'd happen?


I often find that they topple over, just like anyone else who's leg I injure. Why?


No reason. Just curious.


I see one of two things:
1) They don't limp anymore
2) They double-limp (and yes this is possible)


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27 Mar 2007, 10:09 am

Double-limp? Meaning?


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27 Mar 2007, 11:45 am

sigholdaccountlost wrote:
Double-limp? Meaning?


They'd walk quite slowly. Or with a cane. Or two canes. Or a walker.


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27 Mar 2007, 1:05 pm

i think it's related to the whole american anti-metric system thing.


not sure about england, but i know most other places do "day of year/month" vs "day of month/year"


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27 Mar 2007, 3:25 pm

It makes no since to write day month year. You need to know the month first before the day. You Brits are so backwards driving on the wrong side of the road and all!



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27 Mar 2007, 3:27 pm

I write my dates like this: 3/27/07
I also do it like this: March 27, 2007

Hope that helps!



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27 Mar 2007, 3:38 pm

1. Americans write month/day
2. I'd imagine he'd have a really hard time walking.


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