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What is with 11 12 and 13?

how come they aren't
oneteen, twoteen and threeteen?

 
But_Mommie

Asked by But_Mommie at 10:38 PM on Feb. 16, 2013 in Just for Fun

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Answers (5)
  • I guess they ran out of words after 12 and had to throw something else in there?? Good question.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 10:39 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • you should ask a small child. their logic makes more sense in this scenario :)
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 11:07 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • My daughter asked me once why we didn't say tenteen. I said it would sound too much like the chewing gum.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 12:37 AM on Feb. 17, 2013

  • Bahaha Good question.
    Im-HiDdEn

    Answer by Im-HiDdEn at 10:36 AM on Feb. 17, 2013

  • I mean at least 13 makes some sense but still doesn't fit in with 14 forward.
    But_Mommie

    Comment by But_Mommie (original poster) at 10:40 PM on Feb. 16, 2013