[LMB] late-series copy-editing/copyediting/copy editing

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Fri Sep 18 17:08:47 BST 2015


On Thu, 17 Sep 2015 22:50:59 -0400, Fred Smith
<fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us> wrote:

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>> The other ambiguity that is being illogically resolved is accepting 12:00 AM and 12:00 PM.   Those shouldn’t exist!
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>Agreed! if only for the reason that I cannot keep track of which is which.

If you imagine an infinitely short time which is "mid-day", anything in
the hour before it starts with 11:xx:xx and anything in the hour after
it starts with 12:xx:xx.  So by convention, mid-day is 12 pm.


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