How do you like to read a phone number?

Michele Renda michele.renda at
Mon Dec 29 13:00:01 CET 2008

Hello to all

I would like to know how do you like to read the phone number:

I try to explain: when we read a phone number we usually like to separe 
it with some spaces or signs:
for example in Italy when someone give me a mobile phone number I 
usually write:

+39 347 123456

Or if it is a fixed number:

+39 02 123456 or +39 011 123456

But I know in USA is more common something like: +1-212-123456

Please, who has some time, can you please write your country (Italy, 
France, etc.) and the way how usually is normal to read a phone number 
in your country (with international prefix)

The format I use to descrive is this: +39 ### * or +1-###-* (where # 
replace a char, and * replace all remaining chars)

Thank you a lot for your time
Michele Renda

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