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Spoff_MFC Posted on 13/9 15:02
Writing The Year Using Letters

and I don't mean two thousand and seven.

At the end of TV programmes it say something like MCXII

anyone know what 2007 is?

Roman Numerals is what I was looking for...

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jimborored Posted on 13/9 15:03
re: Writing The Year Using Letters

mmvii I beleive

Capybara Posted on 13/9 15:03
re: Writing The Year Using Letters

MMVII

Shaun71 Posted on 13/9 15:03
re: Writing The Year Using Letters

MMVII

Shaun71 Posted on 13/9 15:03
re: Writing The Year Using Letters

Bah

Spoff_MFC Posted on 13/9 15:05
re: Writing The Year Using Letters

cheers guys.

Upper case, lower case, or does it not matter?

jimborored Posted on 13/9 15:07
re: Writing The Year Using Letters

its usually written in upper case. Just couldnt be a'sed

Fatsuma Posted on 13/9 15:07
re: Writing The Year Using Letters

As in MMVII VNLLI the ancient Roman miming pop combo!

jimborored Posted on 13/9 15:17
re: Writing The Year Using Letters

Spoff for future reference
1 = I
2 = II
3 = III
4 = IV
5 = V
6 = VI
7 = VII
8 = VIII
9 = IX
10 = X
L = 50
C = 100
D = 500
M = 1000

Jolival_LHD Posted on 13/9 15:21
re: Writing The Year Using Letters

Except on a clock where 4 is written as IIII.

Apparently it's for aesthetic balance.

Spoff_MFC Posted on 13/9 15:30
re: Writing The Year Using Letters

Cheers all

Sleaford_Socialite Posted on 13/9 15:36
re: Writing The Year Using Letters

I've never noticed that Jolival, I'll have to check next time I see one.