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John Cowan wrote:
> For that matter, Germanic languages have no trouble writing "23" and saying
> "three-and-twenty"

Or Japanese (and, I believe, other east Asian languages) righting a
comma after every three digits, but naming numbers in groups of four,
saying, in essence, 1,0000 but writing 10,000.

ObConlang: The Kassi use a base 12, however, they're written numbers are
based on base *six*, in a hanzi-style system, i.e., writing 362 for
decimal "20", as the language they acquired it from used base 6.
However, they later changed the higher characters to base 12, i.e., the
character for 216 now represents 144, 1296 became 1728, no characters
exist for higher numbers.

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