Г-н Фаршеклоакин (spamsink) wrote in linguaphiles,
Г-н Фаршеклоакин
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Math meets language

Here are several interesting mostly linguistic puzzles (hat tip to Tanya Khovanova):

- What is the largest integer consisting of distinct digits such that, when spelled out in [insert your language here], all the words start with the same letter?

- What is the largest integer consisting of the same digit such that, when spelled out in [insert your language here], all the words start with distinct letters?

- What is the largest integer consisting of distinct digits such that, when spelled out in [insert your language here], all the words start with distinct letters?

NB. There are spoilers (for English) in the first comment thread.
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