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zero or O ?

Saudi Arabia

zero or O ?
Can we say zero when saying telelphone no. ? or Should we say O ?
Thank you :)

27 Sep 2010      


We should say O...
Zero is mainly used for a countdown...

27 Sep 2010     

United States

I still use zero (maybe a throw back to the old rotary phones). In some cases the letter o is used in an acronym for some company as part of there phone number as in 1-800 BUY GOLD. Ed

27 Sep 2010