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Abbreviating years in the next decade.

  1. Apr 5, 2009 #1
    We current abbreviate this year as 09, however abbreviating 2010 as "10" just doesn't sound right. Does "010" work?
     
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  3. Apr 5, 2009 #2
    I expect to see '10. The apostrophe has been a common replacement for the preceding decimals.
     
  4. Apr 5, 2009 #3

    Pengwuino

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    It doesn't sound right to me until even the 2020's... '15... '19'... '13.... they dont sound right.
     
  5. Apr 5, 2009 #4
    1/1/10 .. 10/10/10 .. 2/5/10
    doesn't look weird to me.

    I don't remember anything about ..
    1/1/00
     
  6. Apr 5, 2009 #5

    Redbelly98

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    10 years ago that looked weird to me. Not anymore, because I have gotten used to it.

    We'll get used to '10, '11, etc. as well.
     
  7. Apr 5, 2009 #6

    mgb_phys

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    Good job the world is going to end in 2012 then !
     
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