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I'm not a journalist, but I think that words should communicate clearly what the writer means. To ME, when I see "First Annual," it says that the event is planned to be held every year and this is the first year that it is being held. "Second Annual" relays the same message, but it says that it is an annual affair and this is the second time that it is going to be held. I don't have to ask if the event will be held the next year, because "1st Annual" communicates the intent of the organizer/writer.

Life is already too complicated. Let's keep it simple. Everybody in the world understands the concept of "1st Annual."

If not journalist, then change it. Keep up with the world.

Eve May 19, 2008, 6:33am

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