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    What is the pronounciation of the following years:

    1800
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    1800s

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    Re: What is the pronounciation of the following years:

    Eighteen hundreds
    Eighteen hundreds

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    Re: What is the pronounciation of the following years:

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Eighteen hundred[s]
    Eighteen hundreds
    Typo alert

    The eighteen hundreds can also be called 'the nineteenth century'.

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    Re: What is the pronounciation of the following years:

    As far as the year 1800 concers, is it wrong if I say one thousand eight hundreds???

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    Re: What is the pronounciation of the following years:

    Not wrong, just different, as in not all that common or modern, and there wouldn't be an -s on hundred.


    This Constitution shall take effect on the first day of January, in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, for all purposes not otherwise ...


    WILLIAM THE FOURTH succeeded George the Fourth, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty, and reigned seven years. QUEEN VICTORIA, his niece, ...

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