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by speedyjohn
Wed Feb 27, 2013 5:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1179: "ISO 8601"
Replies: 379
Views: 102041

Re: 1179: "ISO 8601"

Is there a reason all the Roman numerals are off? It's not MMXII (2012), it's MMXIII (2013). And LVII/CCLXV is 57/265. But February 27 is 58/365.
by speedyjohn
Fri Jan 28, 2011 5:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0853: "Consecutive Vowels"
Replies: 159
Views: 44195

Re: 0852: "Consecutive Vowels"

Another good question is how do consonants affect the effectiveness of vowels. Wouldn't the word "peeing" (which as a long e sound) be just as effective as "queuing" according to Randall's comic? Queuing has four consecutive vowels compared to peeing's three. The question is, do...

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