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    Because it isn't spelled that way so pronouncing it that way would be silly unless you changed the word completely.
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    why isn't DVD prononuced doovde? :dontknow:
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    (Original post by danny111)
    20 = twenty
    21= twenty one = 20 1

    10 = ten
    11 = onety-one?!??!?!

    it should be ten one using your logic for the other numbers.
    You are right - the question should be 'Why isn't 11 pronounced "ten one"?
    (just as 21 is pronounced twenty one, comprising what its first digit means in context - 20 - and what its second digit means - 1).

    It's similar to when everyone said 'nineteen ninety nine' for the year '1999' but didn't say 'twenty zero zero' for '2000'.

    Until I read your post I thought in error for some reason that the question should have been 'Why isn't 11 pronounced "tenty-one"?

    But then I realised that there is no precedent for using the term 'tenty'. And it also sounds like Gandalf looking for his camping companion: 'I seek the tenty one.'

    I think so anyway. I didn't read The Lord of the rings.
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    This might answer a few things....
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    Same reason it isn't oneteen haha
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    The same reason 12 isn't pronounced 'onety-two'
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