>This is interesting. The ancient Greeks counted inclusively, and even in
>modern German we say "today in 8 eight days" if we mean a week from today.
>So perhaps if a Celt on a Wednesday wanted to see you on Friday, he/she
>would say, "see you in 3 days." Inclusive counting is also preserved in
>our musical intervals ( a third includes one and three) if I remember
>correctly. Did the Celts also do so in other contexts, does anyone know?
Yep, you're right. Music does count intervals inclusively.
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