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How do you say it?

Posted by on Sep. 19, 2013 at 5:01 PM
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Question: How would you recite this phone number 555-1870 on a voicemail or directly to someone?

Options:

555 - eighteen seventy

555 - one eight seven zero


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I have a coworker who recites phone numbers with option 1 and it makes me crazy. If I'm dictating and he says eighteen, I hear eight first and write an 8. Then I have to correct it and my notes get messy!

by on Sep. 19, 2013 at 5:01 PM
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AnHpuresugar
by Ruby Member on Sep. 19, 2013 at 5:02 PM
I say it both ways.
JulyBabies
by Gold Member on Sep. 19, 2013 at 5:03 PM
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555-one eight seven oh

Jammin.
by on Sep. 19, 2013 at 5:04 PM
Whatever comes out is how I say it. Im competent enough to understand "eighteen seventy" is 1870. Do you not understand when someone tells you dates?
LokisMama
by Platinum Member on Sep. 19, 2013 at 5:04 PM

I do say it both ways, but if I'm dictating it so someone can write it down or so someone can call me back on a voicemail, I always say each individual number. 

lancet98
by Platinum Member on Sep. 19, 2013 at 5:05 PM

Do what I do.   Always leave a little space between the 555- and the first of the four digits.

.Zombie.Girl.
by on Sep. 19, 2013 at 5:05 PM

I say it as "eighteen seventy."

RissyLee
by on Sep. 19, 2013 at 5:06 PM
Either. It depends on the number.
bcoll
by Brandi on Sep. 19, 2013 at 5:08 PM

 Second, for the same reason.

Retrokitty
by Jasmyne on Sep. 19, 2013 at 5:08 PM
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Depends on the number. Mines easy (1415) so I say fourteen fifteen. DFs I say 7414.
Otterpuff
by Gold Member on Sep. 19, 2013 at 5:10 PM
One, eight, seven, zero. If i have to repeat myself, eighteen seventy.
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