Re: [OT Why GB English is different] Re: Mozilla firefox en-gb
On Tue, May 04, 2004 at 12:21:14AM -0700, William Ballard wrote:
> One of the more unusual things I learned taking the American->British
> test was Trillion (GB) = Billion (American). Anyway, Paul, I think
Shouldn't that be the other way round? Although I think I remember the
British billion being brought in line with the American billion a few
years ago, or it could be that I've got it back to front.
billion(US) = 1,000,000,000 (one thousand million)
billion(ex-GB) = 1,000,000,000,000 (one million million)
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