On 5/11/06, firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> wrote:
> My guess is that the seller is in the financial industry. We use "M" to
> mean thousands (I'm a banker). Comes from the Roman numeral system. I
> know it's confusing, but it is a tradition that is hard to break.
So "C" is hundreds? Your explanation makes sense, I guess. No
wonder I never understood high finance!! For the rest of us "Kilo"
(K) = thousands.... It's the dreaded metrics again! (Bastards!
Alice! Fetch my gun..... ;-)
Jim - 68 Kidget in Dodge City
> On Thu, 11 May 2006 06:38:26 -0500 "Jim Johnson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Linda,
> > Read the ad... $7 Million dollars for a car with 56 Million
> > miles
> > on it??? The "M" and the "K" are close to each other on the
> > keyboard
> > BUT....... ;-)
> > Cheers!!
> > Jim - 68 Midget in Dodge City