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    Smile how do you say the following age (numbers) in words?

    How do you say the following age (numbers) in words?

    here is my sentence:

    One of the funniest books is The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole- Aged 13 3/4 by Sue Townsend.

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    Re: how do you say the following age (numbers) in words?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post
    How do you say the following age (numbers) in words?

    here is my sentence:

    One of the funniest books is The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole- Aged 13 3/4 by Sue Townsend.
    Thirteen and three quarters.

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    Re: how do you say the following age (numbers) in words?

    i m also waiting for the answer ................:)

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    Re: how do you say the following age (numbers) in words?

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    Thirteen and three quarters.


    ok .............................thank u so much .

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    Re: how do you say the following age (numbers) in words?

    ♥♦♣♠ NOT A TEACHER ♥♦♣♠
    Also, aged thirteen years and nine months.

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    Re: how do you say the following age (numbers) in words?

    Quote Originally Posted by sooner View Post
    ok .............................thank u so much .
    Please do not use any form of texting here. We expect you to show your knowledge of English and then we can help you. Write as you should, in full using capitals and punctuation.

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    Re: how do you say the following age (numbers) in words?

    The book is normally referred to in speech as as: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged thirteen and three quarters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    The book is normally referred to in speech as as: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged thirteen and three quarters.
    No doubt it is, but in other contexts my version is fine too, isn't it?

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    Re: how do you say the following age (numbers) in words?

    Quote Originally Posted by engee30 View Post
    No doubt it is, but in other contexts my version is fine too, isn't it?
    No.

    13 3/4 is read as thirteen and three quarters.

    Just like 13.75 is read as thirteen point seven five.

    Rover

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    Unhappy Re: how do you say the following age (numbers) in words?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    No.

    13 3/4 is read as thirteen and three quarters.

    Rover
    Doesn't 3/4 mean nine months, when talking about the year? I would have thought three quarters of the year makes nine months.

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