Numbers rule!

This isn’t the worst that can happen when a company (or even a pair of writers) can’t agree on a style issue; it’s just one more example in a truckload of inconsistencies on the Yahoo! front page:

Most style guides recommend spelling out numbers below 10 (some say below 11).  But what happens when the style guide isn’t followed? This happens:

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