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Itasan



Joined: 05 Nov 2003
Posts: 557
Location: Yokohama, Japan

PostPosted: Tue Mar 27, 2007 8:16 am    Post subject: press SHARP Reply with quote

Here in Japan, when we dial 0055, the following message is heard:
"This is KDDI. Please dial your credit card number, then press SHARP."
When we dial 0034-111, then:
"Thank you for using NTT Communications. Please enter your card number,
then press SHARP."
'SHARP' is the word I'm curious about, but I'd be very happy if I could have
the whole sentence of the similar message in other countries.
Thank you very much.
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sbourque



Joined: 09 Dec 2004
Posts: 158
Location: USA

PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2007 3:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"Please enter (the last 4 digits of your Social Security number/your account number) followed by the pound sign."

Interesting that in Japan you use "SHARP" where we say "the pound sign." Japan must have more musicians...
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Itasan



Joined: 05 Nov 2003
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Location: Yokohama, Japan

PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2007 11:19 pm    Post subject: Thank you. Reply with quote

sbourque wrote:
"Please enter (the last 4 digits of your Social Security number/your account number) followed by the pound sign."<<
Thank you. The exact phrasing is very valuable to me.
>>Interesting that in Japan you use "SHARP" where we say "the pound sign." Japan must have more musicians...
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LOL
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