alain said: > If only I were that young! > I'm afraid you have to add twelve years to the count. ... > BTW, "t'huit ans" is a joke that can't be translated in English > (it might represent 28, 38, 48, 58 or 68), so that means > you have to pick up one of those numbers and live with it. this is beginning to resemble a story problem. anyway, alain, congratulations on your 28th birthday... -bowerbird p.s. i can write a program to compute alain's age in 68 lines. who can do better?