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Are we in two thousand ten or twenty ten ?

  1. Jan 3, 2010 #1
    Are we in "two thousand ten" or "twenty ten"?

    What year are we in?
     
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  3. Jan 3, 2010 #2
    Re: Are we in "two thousand ten" or "twenty ten"?

    i say twenty ten
     
  4. Jan 3, 2010 #3

    Danger

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    Re: Are we in "two thousand ten" or "twenty ten"?

    It's a matter of individual choice. I go with 'Twenty-Ten' because I'm lazy and it's easier to say.
     
  5. Jan 3, 2010 #4
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    Twenty-Ten saves a syllable.
     
  6. Jan 3, 2010 #5
    Re: Are we in "two thousand ten" or "twenty ten"?

    Who actually keeps track of what year it?
     
  7. Jan 3, 2010 #6

    ideasrule

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    Two-oh-one-oh.
     
  8. Jan 3, 2010 #7

    jtbell

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    Re: Are we in "two thousand ten" or "twenty ten"?

    I call 1810 "eighteen ten" and 1910 "nineteen ten" so I call 2010 "twenty ten".

    On the other hand, I call 1909 "nineteen oh nine" but I didn't call last year "twenty oh nine." But that year is over with, thank God. :yuck:
     
  9. Jan 3, 2010 #8
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    Last year was "oh nine", so I'm just going to call it "oh ten". I'm lucky that it will actually be true in this particular century.
     
  10. Jan 3, 2010 #9
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    I don't get it. It's two thousand nine plain and simple. Oh wait. Never mind.
     
  11. Jan 3, 2010 #10
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    I realise that we've historically called it nineteen-fifty-two but we also called it nineteen-oh-eight. This century, we called it two thousand eight. (I know there's supposed to be an "and" in there, but when I said it out loud, here, to me, I said it with a bare hint of an "n" to represent the "and".) I intend to call it two-thousand-ten because that goes with how I've been addressing this century for the first nine/ten years.
     
  12. Jan 3, 2010 #11

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    Re: Are we in "two thousand ten" or "twenty ten"?

    I bet it won't matter, because 10 years from now *everyone* will say "twenty-twenty". From there on, it will be "twenty-" whatever.

    I guess I'll be an early adapter and use "twenty-ten."
     
  13. Jan 3, 2010 #12
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    Two thousand ten.
    Two thousand twenty

    I will not be here for
    Two thousand one hundred eleven
     
  14. Jan 3, 2010 #13
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    5770. :)

    I use both.
     
  15. Jan 3, 2010 #14
    Re: Are we in "two thousand ten" or "twenty ten"?

    so, two oh ten?


    I think when some people will speak in a 'dramatic' sense, they may say two thousand and ten, or two thousand ten---I'll call it 20 10, 10 4
     
  16. Jan 3, 2010 #15
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    Uhh, "yes". Just not "Two thousand and ten" For the love of god Montressor!
     
  17. Jan 4, 2010 #16

    Chi Meson

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    Re: Are we in "two thousand ten" or "twenty ten"?

    Let me be the first to call it "2kX"




    and the last.

    EDIT: no, just googled it. Of course someone else used it already.
    *takes down his homemade banner*
    I'll go now.
     
  18. Jan 4, 2010 #17

    cristo

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    It's two thousand and ten... bloody yanks!
     
  19. Jan 4, 2010 #18

    jtbell

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    I changed my mind... I'm going to call this year "Michelson-Morley Experiment." (MMX)
     
  20. Jan 4, 2010 #19

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    Re: Are we in "two thousand ten" or "twenty ten"?

    Unless some smarta** will call it twenty squared.
     
  21. Jan 4, 2010 #20
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    tukax
     
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