[conspire] Billions and billions (was: gparted)

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Thu Apr 1 19:22:06 PDT 2010

Quoting Breen Mullins (bpm at sdf.org):

> That's a distinction that appears to have gone by the board.

Thanks for letting me know:  I really didn't have a good read on such
things, but just got accustomed to being careful about it -- sometimes
along with references to "the first floor", "tabling the motion", the
"pavement", etc.

(Yrs. truly has done simultaneous translation between English and
American since 1966.)

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