Stevo wrote: Reading the article prompted me to buy a Lulu copy of both Ithkuil and Beyond Antimony. What, though, is the justification for Ithkuil's centenary numerical system? What failing is it attempting to correct? stevo __________________________________________________________ Thanks for ordering copies of the books, I appreciate it. As for the base-100 numbering system, it was to allow the written and spoken forms of numbers to (hopefully) be more compact compared to most natural languages. --John Q.