

Prof. Zirkel recounts a meeting with the DSGB’s Arthur Whillock in which dozenal numerals were discussed, and voices his espousal of the “Bell” numerals (* and #) inspired by the American telephone monopoly’s telephone dials. The Bell numerals were used in print in the Duodecimal Bulletin between 1186 (decimal 1974) and mid 11E4 (decimal 2008). 