Dot or comma
How to separate thousands and decimals in English
In short, Danish and English are each other’s opposites when it comes to separating thousands and decimals.
|In Danish:||In English:|
Dots are used to separate thousands:
Commas are used to separate decimals:
Commas are used to separate thousands:
Dots are used to separate decimals:
And now that we are at it: Note that in Danish you have a space between the per cent sign and the number. In English, there is no spacing:
- Butikken havde ophørsudsalg, så han sparede 40 % på bukserne.
- Whatever you do, always give 100% - unless you’re donating blood.