=SDC= Q5: And one removed recently

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Jerry Friedman

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Aug 31, 2012, 1:25:05 PM8/31/12
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This is a complete list of what?

Saskatchewan, parts of Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec, Arizona
other than the Navajo Nation, Sonora.

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Jerry Friedman, T. O. Panelist

Anne McGuire

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Aug 31, 2012, 2:26:23 PM8/31/12
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Jerry Friedman <je...@totally-official.com> wrote:

> This is a complete list of what?
>
> Saskatchewan, parts of Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec, Arizona
> other than the Navajo Nation, Sonora.

Places in North America that do not observe Daylight Saving Time

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Mark Brader

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Aug 31, 2012, 2:33:04 PM8/31/12
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Jerry Friedman:
> > This is a complete list of what?
> >
> > Saskatchewan, parts of Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec, Arizona
> > other than the Navajo Nation, Sonora.

Anne McGuire:
> Places in North America that do not observe Daylight Saving Time

Places in the continental US and in Canada where, whether officially
or otherwise, Daylight Saving Time is not generally observed.
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Jerry Friedman

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Aug 31, 2012, 2:50:29 PM8/31/12
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On Aug 31, 12:26 pm, Anne McGuire <annemcgu...@rogers.com> wrote:
> In article
> <28828374-ccd4-4ed9-8d36-abf1f6386...@u2g2000pbl.googlegroups.com>,
>  Jerry Friedman <je...@totally-official.com> wrote:
>
> > This is a complete list of what?
>
> > Saskatchewan, parts of Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec, Arizona
> > other than the Navajo Nation, Sonora.
>
> Places in North America that do not observe Daylight Saving Time

Thank you!
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Reinhold {Rey} Aman

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Aug 31, 2012, 4:30:51 PM8/31/12
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Anal Mark Brader wrote:
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>> Jerry Friedman:
>
>>> This is a complete list of what?
>>>
>>> Saskatchewan, parts of Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec, Arizona
>>> other than the Navajo Nation, Sonora.
>
> Anne McGuire:
>>
>> Places in North America that do not observe Daylight Saving Time
>
> Places in the continental US and in Canada where, whether officially
> or otherwise, Daylight Saving Time is not generally observed.
>
Mr Anal strikes again!

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Oliver Cromm

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Aug 31, 2012, 4:39:27 PM8/31/12
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* Jerry Friedman:
And the one removed is "parts of Indiana"?



To be precise, it seems that the list should have included "parts
of Nunavut".



But I have a usage question.

Apparently, the list was:

Saskatchewan,
parts of Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec,
Arizona other than the Navajo Nation,
Sonora

I first read it as

Saskatchewan
parts of Ontario,
British Columbia and Quebec,
Arizona other than the Navajo Nation,
Sonora.

and gave up on the DST answer (I might have reconsidered, but I
was late anyway and read the answer.)

Is the bracketing really unambiguous as is? It is certainly a good
solution, because "British Columbia and Quebec" are not a natural
pair in most contexts, but this context could be special.

I see that the "other than" and lack of any further "and" does
rule out a longer bracket than mine.

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Nasti J

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Aug 31, 2012, 7:03:51 PM8/31/12
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On Aug 31, 10:25 am, Jerry Friedman <je...@totally-official.com>

> Arizona other than the Navajo Nation

except for the Hopi Nation lying wholly within the Navajo Nation
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Snidely

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Sep 1, 2012, 4:12:02 AM9/1/12
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Jerry Friedman explained on 8/31/2012 :
> On Aug 31, 12:26ï¿œpm, Anne McGuire <annemcgu...@rogers.com> wrote:
>> In article
>> <28828374-ccd4-4ed9-8d36-abf1f6386...@u2g2000pbl.googlegroups.com>,
>> ï¿œJerry Friedman <je...@totally-official.com> wrote:
>>
>>> This is a complete list of what?
>>
>>> Saskatchewan, parts of Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec, Arizona
>>> other than the Navajo Nation, Sonora.
>>
>> Places in North America that do not observe Daylight Saving Time
>
> Thank you!

This is what I love about the SDC ... I can be totally wooshed, but the
answers make sense anyway. (well, except for Mark's crowning
achievement in last year's ... I had to read the official explanation
several times, IIRC.)

/dps "no silver nose here"

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