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Thu Jul 26, 2012, 03:55 PM

3 More Confusing Ring Sizes Jewelers Could Try To Sell You Instead Of “Q And A Half”

As we continue our week of writing entries inspired by our readers, we move on to our next entry we found in our WordPress Reader entitled “Half a letter for a finger… Confusing title, eh?” This witty entry about the illogical use of letters and numbers in ring sizes was written by a funny blogger named Felix. Specifically, a jewelery store employee recently told him he was probably a size “Q and a half,” which does seem like a bizarre sizing system.

Still, jewelers around the world could have conceived worse sizing nomenclature, including the 3 following sizes, that would probably lead to more confusion and frustration than when this brain surgeon we previously wrote about buried his prospective wife’s engagement ring in the sand on a beach and asked her to find it… but you need not search in the sand to find our 3 worse possible ring sizes… here they are:

1. Half Of A “Q”. Which half is it? The top or the bottom? The left or the right? If it’s the top that’s really going to make things confusing when trying to compare the ring’s fit to sizes “top-half-of-a-zero” and “top-half-of-the-letter ‘O’”, which will all look the same.

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http://nottheworstnews.com/2012/07/26/3-more-confusing-ring-sizes-jewelers-could-try-to-sell-you-instead-of-q-and-a-half/

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