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CONLANG  August 2009, Week 3

CONLANG August 2009, Week 3

Subject:

Re: Big numbers

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"<deinx nxtxr>" <[log in to unmask]>

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Date:

Tue, 18 Aug 2009 12:42:13 -0400

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Paul Hartzer wrote:

> I do find it a fun side effect of the traditional words that
> "billiard" has 15 zeroes and a game of billiards in the US has
> (at most) 15 numbered balls. One of the odder linguistic
> coincidences in unrelated words that I've