What A Difference A Year Makes

An “06880” reader with waaaay too much time on his hands asks:

“How come we pronounce one year ‘two-thousand-and-nine,’ and the next one ‘twenty-ten’?  Wouldn’t ‘twenty-oh-nine’ and ‘two-thousand-ten’ make as much sense?”

Um, sure.

All I can think of is, we want the next decade to be as different from this one as possible.

2 responses to “What A Difference A Year Makes

  1. Without a doubt Dan the next decade we can only hope will be truly different from this one… Maybe a lot less lying, cheating, stealing from our politicos, leaders, and those we admired… Less war, famine, and reality TV… But let’s continue the good like the Staples Wreckers Football and Soccer and the brilliance of many kids coming up in so many different arenas that make our community great.

    Happy New Year

  2. At one high school the classes were named ’08, ’09, and Oh-10!

    I’m pretty sure that no one predicted the events of 2000-2009, so I doubt anyone can predict the next 10, except to say that they will be different.