Re: Expensive punctuation

Subject: Re: Expensive punctuation
From: Charlotte Hybschmann Jacobsen <chjac -at- AMROSE -dot- SPO -dot- DK>
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 1999 12:23:25 +0200

> In much of continental Europe it is quite common to
> use the comma in
> place of a decimal point though I don't think it is universal or even
> consistently within one country. For example I have seen
> both approaches
> used in both France and Switzerland.

In Denmark the comma is consistently used in place of a decimal point:

kr. 1.200,50

one thousand two hundred kroner (or dollars, if you prefer) and
fifty øre (cents).


Charlotte H. Jacobsen
chjac -at- amrose -dot- spo -dot- dk

Forskerparken 10
+5230 Odense M
Tel: +45 63 15 71 90

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