Thursday, December 31, 2009


So how shall we pronounce this new year of 2010? According to an NPR radio interview with a linguistic specialist the correct pronunciation is “two thousand ten” unless it is used to as a proper noun which would be “twenty ten”. Thus we can say 1.1.2010 will be the first day of the year two thousand ten and we can begin discussion on which team is better the nineteen eighty five Chicago Bears or the twenty ten Indianapolis Colts or the nineteen eighty one Hoosiers or the twenty ten Boilers. Now you know.

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