Why do americans say "ninth grade" and Canadians say "grade 9"?

The same with all other grades

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Im Canadian, incase any of you were wondering

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What Girls Said 8

  • We call it the 9th level of hell

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  • Year 9
    9th form
    Grade 9
    9th grade
    They're all the same just depends where you live and your generation

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  • interesting good question

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  • Just like in Australia, we say it differently to Americans.

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  • In Australia we say year 9

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  • Not sure. It's just how the world works I guess.
    I say "grade 9" and I'm from Canada :)

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  • That's so true in Canadian and I say grade 9

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  • It's just a different way of saying it.

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What Guys Said 8

  • Who the fuq cares? Do what you want to do. Say what you want to say.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=RAA1xgTTw9w

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  • i use to say grade #9 basically :D

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  • Haha I wondered that two. I have heard that on Trailer Park Boys saying Grade 10 and not 10th grade thought it was just cuz its trailer lol

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  • Maybe it's the for the same reason that they have different accents.

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  • It's like saying "quarter to six" instead of "five forty five"...
    Just the norm for that region...
    Same reason the Brits say "learnt" and Americans say "learned"... Neither is incorrect

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  • i don't know. I never noticed until now.

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  • Only Americans say ninth grade

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  • cuz Canadians aren't too bright.

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