Re: money in words

Subject: Re: money in words
From: dmbrown -at- brown-inc -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2002 09:01:44 -0800


Radwa Darwish wrote:
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> I would like to know the English word for wording money, that is to say
> writing money values in words like, the sum of fifteen dollars only...

I'd call it "spelling out" the dollar amount.

If you're giving instructions, try something like this:

3. Spell out the amount, as in "Two hundred fifty-one dollars and seven cents"
or "Two hundred fifty-one and seven one-hundredths dollars."

If you're describing something the software does for you, try this:

3. Enter the amount next to the dollar ($) sign. EZChek automatically spells
out the amount for you on the next line of your VisiChek.

--David

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money in words: From: Radwa Darwish

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