Unexpected Results

Today at work was told that the IsNumeric Function in VB.NET wasn’t returning the results that the developer expected. When I got home I created a sample program that goes through some permutations and all return what I would expect.
Here are the permutations

String ValueReturn Value

I was led to believe, by the other developer, that these would all return True values. Now I must investigate at work. Perhaps the IsReallyNumeric fuction that was built is completely unnecessary.

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