Date: Tue, 28 Nov 1995 08:17:38 -0500 From: "Joan C. Cook" Subject: Re: Zero or "o"? On Mon, 27 Nov 1995, Larry Horn wrote: > In sports scores, for instance, the > losing score is "nothing" (never "oh" and rarely "zero") if it's baseball And the batting count is always "oh": oh and 3 or 2 and oh. --Joan *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* Joan C. Cook Imagination is Department of Linguistics more important Georgetown University than knowledge. Washington, D.C., USA cookj[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] --Albert Einstein *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*