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ApproxDateRange ( date1 ; date2 )

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Fritz Mills, Media LightBridge, LLC
http://www.medialightbridge.com/

Evaluates two dates and returns a text string that describes the difference between them to an approximately half-month precision. It doesn't matter which date is more recent.

Sample Input:
"12/6/1954" ; "4/18/1952"
Sample Output:
2 years, 8-1/2 months.


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Description:

This function evaluates two dates and returns a text string that describes the difference between them to an approximately half-month precision. It is designed to be used when a "conversational" date range description is most appropriate, such as when describing the difference in age between two persons of similar age, or the age of a very young child. It doesn't matter which date parameter is the more recent date.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

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