> I was always taught there is no and (except at the decimal
> place), e.g. one million fifty thousand fifty and five tenths.
> I don't remember who taught this but I remember learning it
> disctinctly.

Well, numbers aren't really exact things, after all.  :)

I wanted to put a little twist into the quiz, and "two thousand and
one" simply sounds right.  (Though I had to break 1776 to get it.)

Here's a page with more info:

http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/encyclopedia/N/Na/Names_of_numbers_in_English.htm

-- Timothy