Andrey (azangru) wrote,

In his 1936 budget speech, Chamberlain pluralizes the word million after an exact number (fifteen millions, twelve millions, three and a half millions):

While searching Google for usage guidelines to see how much it deviates from the received norm, I found a comment on English Stack Exchange that says that n millions is an archaic form, which must have been on its way out when Chamberlain made his speech.

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