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In American English "naught" is used occasionally for zero, but as with British Naught, "naught" is more often used as an archaic word for nothing. It is quite common in English to describe decades with a plural of the first year of the decade for example "the nineties" which can be written as "the 90s". There was a debate on what to call the first decade of the 21st century, as "00s" is not usually pronounced as a word. Apart from side stepping the issue and calling the decade com "two-thousands" s there is no agreed wording, although in Britain and some other countries "noughties" was also used.

There is a need to maintain an explicit distinction between digit zero and letter O[a] which, because they are both usually represented graphically in English orthography and indeed most orthographies using Latin script and Gianna michaels cheating wife numerals with a simple circle or ovalhave a centuries-long history of being frequently conflated.

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However, in spoken English, the number home is often read as the letter " o " " oh ". For example, when dictating a telephone number the series of digits "" may be spoken as "one zero seven zero" or as "one oh seven oh". In certain context zero and nothing are interchangeable as is "null". Sporting terms are sometimes used as slang terms for zero as are "nada", "zilch" and "zip".

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But via Spanish it became " cifra " and thence " cifre " in Old French and "cipher" in modern English and " chiffre " in modern French.