Re: [OT Why GB English is different] Re: Mozilla firefox en-gb
On Wed, 05 May 2004 20:30, William Ballard wrote:
> 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 :-)
Not sure what that comment refers to. I'm English, if that has any