convert currency to words

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Wed Jan 1 05:15:50 CET 2003


Ng Pheng Siong wrote:

> According to Cameron Laird <claird at phaseit.net>:
>
> > <URL: http://wiki.tcl.tk/591 > solves this problem.
> 
>  % pron_form 12345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012344
>  twelve vigintillion, three hundred and forty-five novemdecillion,
>  six hundred and seventy-eight octodecillion,yadayadayada
> 
> The mind boggles!

Viginitillion is one of those words that all the references have but
which I've never seen used constructively.  I wouldn't be surprised if
some prankster put it in some dictionary, at some point, so it became
"canonical" without ever really being used.

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