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Re: OT: the euro & 01.01.02 (was NATLANG/FONT:)

From:Dan Jones <dan@...>
Date:Wednesday, December 19, 2001, 12:47
bjm10@CORNELL.EDU escreva:
>On Tue, 18 Dec 2001, Christophe Grandsire wrote: > > > They didn't :))) . In French it's called a "centime d'Euro", and the > official > > name in English is the "Eurocent". Not that anyone is gonna use this name. > >I've a feeling that "Europenny" or even just "penny" will be more likely >to actually get used. In the USA, the currency unit has been a "cent" >for centuries, but the coin is still a "penny".
FWIW, in the UK people don't generally say "penny" anymore, let alone "pence". 50 pence is "fifty pee", 50p. Dan ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ semo la flamma, semo la casea semo la tuta, semo la cambea We are the spark, we are the flame We are the people, we are the change


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