# What is the meaning of six of one half a dozen of the other?

# Six of one half a doven of the other?

9 is the answer :{

# What does a half of dozen red roses mean?

Whether half a dozen or a dozen red roses to the opposite sex is a sign of romance (love.) The person who sends have a dozen roses may only be able to afford that amount and t…here is no other significant meaning to it. Just accept it and enjoy the half dozen roses.

# What is the difference between six dozen dozen and half a dozen dozen?

half a dozen is 6, so half a dozen dozen is 6 dozen, but the first thing, six dozen dozen has is 6x12x12or 6x144, so it is way more than 6x12.. In other words.
Six dozen doze…n is 864.
and half a dozen dozen is 72

# What does 'six of one and half a dozen of the other' mean?

When a person is asked to make a choice between two things and that person doesn't really have a preference. Its a "saying" that they might use. For example: Someone says to …me "Should we eat at McDonalds or Burger King." If I don't care I might say, "six of one or half dozen of the other". Its a cute way of saying "as far as I'm concerned both choices are equal".

# Where does the saying six of one half a dozen of the other come from?

"Means: the same amount. Six in one hand, half dozen (6) in the other hand. I.E Equal amount." As the question asks where does the phrase come from the provider of this ans…wer misses the mark twice. I don't actually know the origin but it certainly isn't recent. The phrase is used as a title of a story in Harper's New Monthly Magazine's Dec. 1883 to May 1884 issue, page 765. It can also be found in the book "The Comic Latin Grammar", 2nd ed., copyright 1840. Nouns have six cases in each number [singular and plural], (that is, six of one and half a dozen of the other) but can only be put in one of them at a time..
In this case the author really is using it to mean six of one and six of another. I suspect that his lack of quotes around it implies that it is in fairly common usage.

# How much is one and one half dozen?

"18" To be contrary I would say that the answer is bit more complex than that. The question is ambiguous as a "math, algebra, arithmetic" question; answers could be: .
18… ("and" is being used as a substitution for "plus" with an assumption that "one" is really "one dozen") .
7 ("and" is being used as a substitution for "plus" with no assumption that "one" is really "one dozen") .
False ("and" is being used as a boolean operator) As an English usage question the answer is indeed generally agreed upon as being 18.

# What does half a dozen red roses mean?

There is no meaning to half a dozen roses with the exception that's all the person could afford at the time so simply enjoy the roses. Red roses means love. * Well everyone …knows that but if u r a guy getting ur girl a 1/2 of roses to here she will dump u!! u need 24 roses to win a girls heart!! i should know i am a girl:)

# Six to one half a dozen the other?

Since a half dozen is six, it means the each side or direction is equal to the other.

# What is two and one half dozen?

Two and a half dozen is equal to 30. Each dozen is 12, and a half a dozen is 6, so the equation you can use to figure that out is 12 x 2 + 6 = 30.

# What does a dozen in six gross mean?

six gross / dozen

# What is the difference between a half dozen and six dozens?

A factor of 12.
a dozen means 12 therefore half dozen means a quantity of 6 (0.5*12=6) and six dozen means a quantity of 6 times 12 which is 72 (6*12=72)

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# Which is bigger half a dozen or six dozen dozen?

half a dozen = Ă‚Â˝ x 12 = 6 six dozen dozen = 6 x 12 x 12 = 864 So six dozen dozen is bigger

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# What is the different between half a dozen and six?

It's the same

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# What does '1 of the 6 of the other half dozen?

"Six of one, a half dozen of the other" means no matter how you say it, the answer is the same.

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# What does six of one and half a dozen of another?

same identity

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# What does the saying six of one and a half dozen of the other mean?

6/18