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October 26, 2010, 11:34:29 PM
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In a post, while talking about bitcoin, I wrote "the bitcoin".

If bitcoin is a currency, then we might talk about it as we do with other currencies.  Sometimes, we say "the U.S. dollar", or "the Euro", or "the japanese yen" or just "the dollar", "the yen" and so on...

Therefore, can we talk about "the bitcoin" ?
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October 27, 2010, 12:19:46 AM
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In a post, while talking about bitcoin, I wrote "the bitcoin".

If bitcoin is a currency, then we might talk about it as we do with other currencies.  Sometimes, we say "the U.S. dollar", or "the Euro", or "the japanese yen" or just "the dollar", "the yen" and so on...

Therefore, can we talk about "the bitcoin" ?

I dont think bitcoin cares what you call it. Smiley
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October 27, 2010, 03:01:32 AM
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Therefore, can we talk about "the bitcoin" ?


Don't do it. You might break the interwebz.

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October 27, 2010, 03:15:14 AM
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I think both are okay in the correct context. "The bitcoin gained ground today towards 0.13 of the US dollar." "Crap I'm a bitcoin short."
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October 27, 2010, 03:19:26 AM
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Therefore, can we talk about "the bitcoin" ?


Don't do it. You might break the interwebz.

"the facebook"  Cheesy
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