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Old 08 February 2016, 06:40 PM
jimmy101_again jimmy101_again is offline
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Originally Posted by snopes View Post

Comment: Your article places the national debt in the billions, but other sources state that the national debt has just surpassed 19 trillion. Could you clarify?
Perhaps the question came from a European who still uses the old definitions of billion and trillion?
(Old European billion = 1012, standard modern billion = 109.)
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