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Re: Numerical suffixes - How to use them

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Monday, November 29, 2004, 11:38
On Sat, 27 Nov 2004 15:55:45 -0500, Andrew Patterson
<endipatterson@...> wrote:
> many Indian languages and Japanese also count in 10,000's too
AFAIK 100,000 is also common on the Indian subcontinent, and a million is sometimes written as "10,00,000" (presumably reflecting both the pronunciation -- "ten Xs" -- and the Western convention of a comma before the last group of ,000), while a Japanese would probably be more likely to write "100,0,000" or "100,0000" if they used a different comma position at all. Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> Watch the Reply-To!