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Author: rigoletto39 Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 13906  
Subject: Abbrev for "barrels" Date: 3/7/2006 8:34 PM
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Why is "barrels" abbreviated "bbls"?

It drives me crazy. "200 million bubbles of oil....."

"brls" seems ever so much more logical.
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Subject: Re: Abbrev for "barrels" Date: 3/7/2006 8:40 PM
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Why is "barrels" abbreviated "bbls"?


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Author: rigoletto39 Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 5856 of 13906
Subject: Re: Abbrev for "barrels" Date: 3/7/2006 9:06 PM
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OK, now I feel better. Not much, but better. And I still keep pronouncing it "bubbles".


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