Mac OS X’s Magical Undecillion

I was curios how well OS X can say number magnitudes, and while doing so found out something very interesting. If you go to the terminal and type “say 1000000000000000000000000000000000000” (which is one undecillion), you get a buss error. If you go to textedit, enter that number, and tell it to speak it (under the Edit > Speech menu), it will crash. If you do one number less or one number more it will work–just doesn’t like that number. Note: adding any number of zeros at the end and it will continue to crash–but mix zero with any number and it will work.

One Reply to “Mac OS X’s Magical Undecillion”

  1. Hello 🙂 Thank you so much for that interesting and well useless piece of
    information. 🙂 But, I was wondering what do you do for fun? Because that
    can’t be it. Or if it is..well then you should hang out with me more and you
    might learn something. 🙂
    -You’ll never know. Ha ha

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