LE FRANÇAIS: fifty
ME: okay c'mon now
ME: fuck you
To all the people pointing out how much worse Dutch is: lol holy hell you're absolutely right http://www.olestig.dk/dansk/numbers.html
@Logophobe the Swiss say 'septante', 'octante', and 'nonante', so I've more or less forgiven them for stashing Hitler's gold
@kanyewest I did not know this but it makes so so so much more fucking sense
@Logophobe Once I learned that Les Belges say "septante" and some Swiss even say "octante" & "nonante" I never looked back
@Logophobe quatres-vingt dix nuts
@Logophobe oh my fucking God I just realized that quatre vingt is literally just four twenty
they have 2 weed numbers gdi
@Logophobe Danish apparently does stuff like "eight and half-three" to mean 58.
@Logophobe my fave bit is that we used to have proper words for 70 / 80 / 90, and then got rid of them :')
@Logophobe four twenties ten seven, four twenties ten eight...
@Logophobe pro-tip: try Danish.
@Logophobe Wait...quatre vingt…four twenty. 420.
When you're old you're supposed to be stoned all day? 🤔
@Logophobe fuckin hate french
@Logophobe Quartre vingt dix. I was sure my french teacher was just fucking with us.
Le suisse is more sensible.
@Logophobe 😂. Yep. Sorry about that.
@Logophobe J'aime Francais
"Four score and seven years ago "
i.e. 87 years.
Dansk: ten, twenty, thirty, forty, half-threes, threes, half-fours, fours, half-fives, A HUNDRED.
Rest of world: base 10 is good, because of your fingers.
Dutch: [wiggles toes] hmm i dunno
@Logophobe The solution is simple: move to Vaud!
JAPANESE : ten
ME : ok
JAPANESE : ten three
ME : oh, easy.
JAPANESE : hundred
ME : ok
JAPANESE : thousand
ME : ok
JAPANESE : man
ME : what ? That’s ten thousand ?
JAPANESE : ten man
ME : wait ... Ten Ten thousand ?
JAPANESE : ten three ten thousand five thousand.
ME : the fuck ?!
@CutThroatNeko wait. what
And I didn’t go to Oku which is one hundred million.
One million : hundred ten thousand
One billion : Ten Oku
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