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    What does this mean?

    Hi all,

    What could this sentence mean? Thanks...

    "She opened her first shop with twenty-five hand-mixed products, eventually franchising ......"

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    Unhappy Re: What does this mean?

    Hi...
    Could any one please tell me why there should be a hyphen (-) between the numbers twenty and five? What does the sentence mean? Thanks...

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    Re: What does this mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    Hi all,

    What could this sentence mean? Thanks...

    "She opened her first shop with twenty-five hand-mixed products, eventually franchising ......"
    Firstly, numbers are usually written that way.
    25,066 = Twenty-five thousand and sixty-six.

    A hand-mixed product might be something like a cake mix, or perhaps a cake. She made up the recipe, and mixed all the flour and sugar, etc. at home. "Hand-mixed" sometimes means "home-made", ie. not made in a factory.
    So, she had 25 different products like this, and she opened a shop selling them.

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