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Re: [OT Why GB English is different] Re: Mozilla firefox en-gb

On 4 May 2004 at 10:31, Paul Johnson wrote:

> > To check:
> > billion(US) = 1,000,000,000 (one thousand million)
> > billion(ex-GB) = 1,000,000,000,000 (one million million)
> Ah, I see...the ex-GB billion is a trillion.

No, the ex-GB billion is a billion.  The US billion is really a thousand million (and is misnamed)


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