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Hello everyone,

Today I have bought a book of Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451". While I was going home I thought: How to pronounce its title correct?

1) Four hundred fifty one degrees of Fahrenheit
2) Four fifty one degrees of Fahrenheit.

Or maybe something else.

Thanks in advance,
Nickle.
 

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To me it's Fahrenheit four five one.
 

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Hello everyone,

Today I have bought a book of Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451". While I was going home I thought: How to pronounce its title correct?

1) Four hundred fifty one degrees of Fahrenheit
2) Four fifty one degrees of Fahrenheit.

Or maybe something else.

Thanks in advance,
Nickle.

I agree with 5jj. I would pronounce each number.
 

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Or "four fifty-one."

Note that when talking about temperatures, you don't say "degrees of Fahrenheit." It's just "degrees Fahrenheit." Or "degrees F."
 

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I've always referred to this book as Fahrenheit Four Fifty-One.
 

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I've always referrred to it as Farenheit four five one.
 

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I've always referred to it as "Fahrenheit four five one". I have never read it, nor have I ever seen a copy, but there is a reference to it in Footloose (one of my favourite films) and in that, they said the title as I now say it. That's where I got the construction from.
 

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I've always referred to it as "Fahrenheit four five one". I have never read it, nor have I ever seen a copy, but there is a reference to it in Footloose (one of my favourite films) and in that, they said the title as I now say it. That's where I got the construction from.

This trailer for the movie itself says 4 5 1.

Fahrenheit 451 1966 - YouTube
 
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