Talk:English numerals

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People do sometimes use "and" to conjoin parts of the name of a number, but this is incorrect. Using "and" is only correct to conjoin the decimal portion of a number, e.g.:

1343.26 = One thousand three hundred forty-three and twenty-six hundredths.

Some people even say, "One thousand and three hundred and forty-three and twenty-six hundredths." This is obviously wrong and indeed quite horrible.

Using "and" is correct in UK English. In UK English, 1343.26 would be spoken as One thousand three hundred and forty-three point two six. We would not convert the decimals to hundredths. Mock wurzel soup (talk) 09:25, 18 July 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Irregular numbers[change source]

What is an Irregular number? Mock wurzel soup (talk) 09:28, 18 July 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]