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Subject: Re: [Q-R] Reading the years in French
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2008 13:51:19 EDT
ch.ASP -- the link to numbers and dates is right on the first page.
Notice that after "60" you have to start applying a little math, i.e., 80 =
quatre-vingt (or, 4 x 20) ... 90 = quatre-vingt-dix!!
In a message dated 9/15/2008 1:29:23 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
Can anyone give me a quick lesson in reading French dates, mostly in the
1800s. I get the Mil Huit part, but not the year. So many of the Drouin
records are for a number of years, and my little book only goes up to sixty in
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