[on topic] Beer
ash_cpan at firemirror.com
Tue Aug 14 14:12:46 BST 2007
Adrian Howard wrote:
> On 13 Aug 2007, at 18:26, Daniel Barlow wrote:
>> Peter Corlett wrote:
>>> Although, being human, they're more likely to just assume that
>>> properties are sanely-numbered across the length of a street,
>>> causing much misdelivered mail when that assumption doesn't hold.
>> My flat is numbered 2B. I would guess that up to half my mail is
>> misdelivered to 2A or 28
> I once lived in flat 03 - where the leading zero was significant
> since there was also a flat 3 in the same building!
> The number of arguments I had with utility companies who
> automagically normalised my address to 3 was silly (until some clever
> sod pointed out I just needed to tell them it was "O3" not "03"...
What the hell was wrong with 3a like everyone else would do?
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