|Text Says||You Should Say||Listen|
|Sell 125 shares||Sell a hundred and twenty five shares|
|Go to 125 E. Main St.||Go to one twenty five East Main Street|
|Your balance is $125.00||Your balance is one hundred twenty five dollars|
|A 12 1/2% increase||A twelve and one half percent increase|
|Dr. Martin Luther King Dr.||Doctor Martin Luther King Drive|
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