On 10-May-06, at 4:42 PM, Justin Collins wrote:

> Kerry Buckley wrote:
>> On 10 May 2006, at 9:08 pm, Justin Collins wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> = Examples
>>>>> 123.to_english == one hundred and twenty-three
>>>>>
>>>
>>> I know this is really nit-picky, but the "proper" way to say 123  
>>> is "one hundred twenty-three."  "And" is only used for decimal  
>>> points:
>>
>> I'm sure that says to_english, not to_american ;-)
>>
>> Kerry
>>
> Good call on the distinction...if the OP could take that into  
> consideration...we need a to_american method as well... :)

Indeed, there is a difference between a British/European billion and  
trillion and their American counterparts too. 0.5 :-)

Mike

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