Asked • 03/20/19

Why do English writers avoid explicit numerals?

> The junction has a stop sign on each of the four entrances. > The junction has a stop sign on each of the 4 entrances.The first is preferred, for some reason, by many English texts. Why? I haven't seen this phenomenon in other languages.

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John K. answered • 03/20/19

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