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Oh, you thought you knew how much a Billion is? WRONG!

Actually, in America and Britain a billion is what you think it is, but in most of the non-English speaking European countries, a billion has a different value, and truthfully, it does make a lot more sense using this "long system" for naming large numbers.

Pretty interesting.
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Yeah that was the same for me. After seeing how much more logical sense the long system makes, I really want to switch lol. Fat chance, though, we can't even get on the metric system!
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+Kevin Lanni
do it in your own life and teach your children. that's what i'm doing.
 
+Matthew Taylor what kind of government did that? I think seasons should start exactly between the solstice and the equinox because those are supposed to be the peaks in the middle not the begining
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