# What does this number sequence mean?

00 03 18 36 54 59 71 72 92 99 84 70 70 61 42 42 28 13 33 33 36 37 58 77 78 98 89 74 60


The number sequence represents a phrase, containing only lower-case letters and spaces (up to 27 unique characters).

Note: Usage of 2-digit numbering was for aesthetics, it doesn't require knowledge of hexadecimal or anything similar.

Hint 1:

Duplicates have meaning.

Hint 2:

The length of the phrase is equal to the length of the sequence, minus one.

What is the phrase?