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names of big numbers

13 February 2004

In the revision prompted by Currie's comments, Jurate Izokaitis kindly assisted with the translations from the French. Bernard Comrie's survey via the Web of usage globally (www.linguistlist.org/issues/7/7-451.html) was helpful.

5 February 2004

Graeme Currie commented on current usage in Britain and called attention to the omission of milliard, billiard, and so on.

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