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Old November 23 2012, 08:59 PM   #30
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Re: TOS set during the 22nd Century!?

^But that doesn't sound as poetic. And a (US) billion is a thousand millions, so it's technically correct.

EDIT: Come to think of it, since he was supposedly from India, he'd probably go with British usage and refer to 10^9 as a thousand million rather than a billion (which in traditional British usage would be 10^12, an American trillion).
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