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There was never a Roman numeral for zero. This remarkable fact leads many to question to origins and meaning of this disturbing number, if it even is an umber at all. It meant a Roman could never be broke, and could never have nothing in the refrigerator. The Egyptians had no symbol or concept of zero either! Once again, they lived a life free from the fear of this modern menace.
The zero seems to have mysteriously appeared around 1,300 years ago in India. How and why it happened no one knows. It is only certain that the consequences have been social disorder and the inevitable rise of the even more nefarious negative numbers.