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wolfpack37
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English question

Postby wolfpack37 » Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:07 pm

Does:

"X happened three days after my 50th birthday, September 5, 2012"

read as my birthday being on September 2 or September 5?

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BlueJeanBaby
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Re: English question

Postby BlueJeanBaby » Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:09 pm

It reads as though the birthday is Sept. 5th

wolfpack37
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Re: English question

Postby wolfpack37 » Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:10 pm

Thanks!

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Re: English question

Postby Nova » Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:13 pm

To reverse it,

"X happened on September 5, 2012, three days after my 50th birthday."




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