Timothy Byrd wrote:
>>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

The "and" is not my only problem with that page.

For example, they think "one hundred" is singular? Please.

By the way, I hear that one hundred are expected at the
next Ruby Conf...  ;)


Hal