why is there no comma in the year?

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Why do we not use a comma when writing the date? For instance, when we write the date 2/24/2004, we use no comma in the 2004. Any other time we write 2,004 we do ues a comma. WHY?
 
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rebecca said:
Why do we not use a comma when writing the date? For instance, when we write the date 2/24/2004, we use no comma in the 2004. Any other time we write 2,004 we do ues a comma. WHY?
I never write commas, only in decimals :)
 

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rebecca said:
Why do we not use a comma when writing the date? For instance, when we write the date 2/24/2004, we use no comma in the 2004. Any other time we write 2,004 we do ues a comma. WHY?

It is just the way it is done. It is probably because we usually say ninteen sixty-nine instead of one thousand nine hundred sixty-nine.
 

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Android said:
I never write commas, only in decimals :)

We use commas to separate thousands and a point for decimals. ;-)
 
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