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META: Message delivery order (WAS: Re: The English/French counting system)

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 16, 2003, 16:39
Somewhat off-topic or at least meta: does anyone else here tend
to get conlang messages wildly out of order?  I have yet to
see the message from Isidora to which Joe is replying below,
for instance.  And this is not an isolated occurrence . . .

On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 05:18:54PM +0100, Joe wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Isidora Zamora" <isidora@...> > > At 11:04 AM 9/16/03 -0400, you wrote: > > >Was this one of the reasons that the 10-day week of the Revolutionary > > >Calendar didn't succeed as well as the rest of metric system? What other > > >factors were there? > > > > You'll need to ask a Russian (or at least someone from the former Soviet > > Union) > > Um, I think he was talking about the French Revolution.


Estel Telcontar <estel_telcontar@...>
Ian Spackman <ianspackman@...>
Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>