On Mon, 12 Jan 2004, Joe wrote: > Well, that's not the most sensible system, anyway. Surely A should > equal (decimal)10. If that's the case, it's 48OJ But the point is to generate words, not perform arbitrary maths in bases greater than ten. Hence base-26: there are twenty-six letters (not counting case) in the English alphabet, none of which are the digits 0-9. -- Tristan