Subject Re: [ib-support] [OT] Billion
Author Jordi Gálvez
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From: "Helen Borrie" <helebor@...>

>The Collins English Dictionary has "milliard" for 10^9 but, surprisingly,
under "billiard" it has >only an entry in the plural, describing that weird
game where Irishmen use broomsticks to >poke little coloured balls all over
a green table, with little pockets to stop the balls rolling off >the
corners and sides and falling on the floor. ;-)

Ok, it's called "billar" in spanish :) (note the difference of speaking a
single "l" and a double "ll" in spanish) I'm not sure that "biliardo"
exists, I'd have to check the "Diccionario de la real academia de la lengua
española" :)