Thirty-four thousand, three hundred thirty-five (34,335)
March 14, 2006 1:32 PM Subscribe
Where does the practice of putting an arabic number in paranthesis after the written number originate?
posted by sohcahtoa to Writing & Language (11 answers total)
Does this somehow add clarity? I guess it makes sense for large numbers, but seeing "become prone to errors after seven (7) years" just seems redundant.