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quinze rather than et quart trente and rather than et demie with "above 12" times

Paul

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17 March 2018

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quinze rather than et quart trente and rather than et demie with "above 12" times

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Telling the time in French - AM vs PM -

Paul

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17 March 2018

17/03/18

"probably for pronunciation (and elegance) reasons", and also because the convention (at least in English) to always say the numbers when using the 24-hour clock. e.g. 15:15 is fifteen fifteen, never fifteen and a quarter, or a quarter past fifteen. 

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