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4:36am on Saturday, 8th October, 2005:

Accurate Reporting


According to a BBC piece about the New York subway network, "The system has more than 468 subway stations".

So that's, what, 469?

I could buy "more than 450", because 450 is kind of a round number, but "more than 468"? Why not "more than 467"?

Maybe the number of stations was given in imperial measurements and they converted it to metric...

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