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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 
flavour too.

Americans affecting Angophile a bit too much is unseemly though :-)

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