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Two thousand five?

Two thousand and five?
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Two thousand five.
AlexzhangTwo thousand five?

Two thousand and five?
In the early 1900's, the phrase was 'nineteen-aught-four', etc. Now, however, we have to 'aughts', so it's a little more difficult to shorten it while speaking. What I've heard all across the board is "two-oh-five", etc. It isn't perfectly correct, but everyone knows what is meant.
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How about "twenty - oh - five" ?
I think I usually say "two thousand and five".

Still, another couple of months and we won't have to worry.

MrP
PieanneHow about "twenty - oh - five" ?

Nothing wrong with it, of course. It doesn't sound right to me, and I haven't heard it much.
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Thank you, Philip!

So, nothing wrong with it, but I'd better not use it, right? Emotion: wink
Pieanne, one used to say 'nineteen-o-five' so why not say 'twenty-o-five'?
Virtually everyone around here says, 'two thousand five'.
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