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    2015

    Dear teachers,

    Should I read 2015 "two thousand fifteen" or "two thousand and fifteen"?
    Looking forward to hearing from you.


    Jiang

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    Re: 2015

    "Two thousand and fifteen" or "twenty fifteen". These are what I usually hear.
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    Re: 2015

    Quote Originally Posted by jiang View Post

    Should I read 2015 "two thousand fifteen" or "two thousand and fifteen"?
    The first is AE; the second is BE.

    If you're referring to the year, I recommend 'twenty-fifteen'.

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    Re: 2015

    It's the same in the US. We usually say twenty-fifteen, too.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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