Little-known Facts about English Number Spellings

Posted: October 18, 2011 in Interesting Facts
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On a random day at a random time, I got a random forward mail with the above title, and yes it caught my attention at first sight. And I couldn’t stop myself from sharing the facts here in my blog!

One-Two-Three

One-Two-Three

Letters A, B, C and D do not appear anywhere in the spellings of 1 to 99.
Letter D comes for the first time in 100 (Hundred)

Letters A, B and C do not appear anywhere in the spellings of 1 to 999.
Letter A comes for the first time in 1000 (Thousand)

Letters B and C do not appear anywhere in the spellings of 1 to 999,999,999.
Letter B comes for the first time in 1,000,000,000 (Billion)

And….

Letter C does not appear anywhere in the spellings of entire English Counting! 😮

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