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Old Aug 3, 12, 9:46 am
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plagwate
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
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Originally Posted by will2288 View Post
Is there a story behind the no rows 4-9 thing?
Originally Posted by Diabo View Post
Tetraphobia. In some asian languages (including chinese) the word for four sounds like the word for death.

The japanese word for nine sounds like the word for suffering.
More likely, I believe it's done to create a clear delineation between Business Class and Coach. Business Class = single digit numbers, Coach = double digit numbers. Makes it a little less plausible when the kettle tries to self-upgrade to 3A, feigning ignorance that they were actually assigned to 10A.
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