On 2013-04-30, quasi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > RichD wrote: > >>Yesterday, I was on a college shuttle bus. The driver >>was telling a passenger about the alumni donors, that >>you have to give a billion $ to get your name on a >>monument; "Do you know how much is a billion? >>It's about a hundred million" >> >>Are bus drivers allowed to vote? This explains much. > > In the UK, a billion _is_ equal to 100 million.