Large numbers and spelling
So I’m reading and deciphering the news that the economy grew at 5.7% last quarter and what that actually means in regards to how much money Obama spent to get that result. But, I read this:
In the forth quarter, consumer spending contributed 1.44 percentage points to GDP.
Call me picky, but when reading an article numbers, it sure would make me feel better if they knew how to spell those numbers. I mean, exactly which elementary grade did we learn how to spell “four”?
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