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Old 03-22-2009, 11:29 AM   #27
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Originally Posted by Samuel Dravis View Post
Except... we don't use it that way! It would never be read out loud like that. We'd just say: twelve four twentytwelve" or "December fourth, Twentytwelve." The arrangement of the dates is culturally implied and no one has any trouble understanding it. ^_^
See, that's what's wrong with you Americans. You only see the superficial side of things, never questioning, never reasoning, never looking deeper. Have you ever questioned as to whatever Twelve Four TwentyTwelve is supposed to even mean?

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