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1 April, 00:44

What does, "I am eight AND twenty" mean?

This is an excerpt from William Cooper's testimony before the Sadler Committee 1832.

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  1. 1 April, 02:11
    I am 28 years old.


    In the past people sometimes expressed numbers in the way.

    Another example would be the time is 'five and twenty minutes past eight'.
  2. 1 April, 02:36
    I am eight years old with twenty working hours daily
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