On Sat, 26 Mar 2005 07:54:49 +0900, Timothy Byrd <timothy / etap.com> 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
> 
> -- Timothy
> 
> 

Ok almost done asking for information before I hide from my kids and
do the quiz :-)
 
One last quesiton should'nt we have comma's between number clauses?

i.e.

1_111_111_111

one billion, one hundred eleven million, one hundred eleven thousand
and one hundred eleven

Patrick