Andrey (azangru) wrote,

From Woody Allen’s Apropos of Nothing:

... when the class would be learning some useless thing like "the correct word for the numeral zero is aught." (I’m fine with zero.)

Was aught the correct word for the numeral zero (implying that the word zero was incorrect)? I had no idea!

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