|Subject||Re: [ib-support] [OT] Billion|
|Author||Robert F. Tulloch|
> Except that British usage of billion now consistently conforms to the AmericanOkay. Enough said. I got a lot of flack for billion = 1,000 million.
> usage. The dictionaries are behind the times on that. And we all know that
> English is defined by usage, not by committee nor by dictionary. So a billion
> in English is one thousand million, not one million million. You really can't
> argue with common usage.
When I checked dic., unique American.