Re: [OT Why GB English is different] Re: Mozilla firefox en-gb
On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 08:18:39PM +1200, cr wrote:
> One thousand two hundred and twenty-two trillion, three hundred and
> thity-three thousand four hundred and forty-four billion, five hundred and
> fifty-five thousand six hundred and sixty-six million, seven hundred and
> seventy-seven thousand, eight hundred and eighty-eight.
> A million = 10^6
> A billion = 10^12
> A trillion = 10^18
> And so on
> Very regular.
I do find it intriguing -- you can get much farther before you have to
introduce increasingly awkward terms. But I also like colour and
Americans affecting Angophile a bit too much is unseemly though :-)