Re: How to pronounce telephone number.
I believe that numbers in the USA which start 1-800 are free to call (they are "toll-free"). In the UK, "freephone" numbers begin 0800 and we say that as "oh eight hundred".
Originally Posted by Steven Mai
If I were reading aloud the first number you gave, I would say "one eight-hundred, double-five, double-five". However, I'm a BrE speaker so I don't know how an AmE speaker would say it.
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