Re: Dozenal chars in music

From: Mark E. Shoulson (
Date: Tue May 19 2009 - 16:40:02 CDT

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    William J Poser wrote:

    > Many years ago I took Number Theory from a fan of duodecimal who made
    > us do all of our calculations for a week in duodecimal. He pronounced
    > "A" (=10) "dec" and "B" (=11) "el". I have no idea whether anyone else
    > does this.
    > Bill
    In the Schoolhouse Rock song "Little Twelvetoes," the ten-digit is
    written X and pronounced "dec", and the 11-digit is written E and
    pronounced "el". Also, the 12-number is written "10", of course, and
    pronounced "doh".

    Ask YouTube. I'm sure they have one.


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