2003-03-04 16:53:16, Roozbeh Pournader <roozbeh@...>

>On Tue, 4 Mar 2003, Nicholas Bodley wrote:
>> (A few pertinent items: "$5 dollars", "5$", "%50", the last
>> "half", although probably only among computer people.)
>Just to note that the percent sign is officially put at the left
side in Persian texts.

Interesting. As I continue to shop for food at the local
market/convenience store, I'll study the Arabic labels more

I should have mentioned that some locales do use their currency
symbol as a suffix; such usage is not rare.

Nicholas Bodley |@| Waltham, Mass.
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