The least important matter of the new year

2010: Twenty-Ten, Not Two-Thousand-And-Ten web site notes:

Say the year “1810” out loud. Now say the year “1999” out loud. See a pattern? It’s been easier, faster, and shorter to say years this way for every decade (except for the one that just ended) instead of saying the number the long way. However, many people are carrying the way they said years from last decade over to this decade as a bad habit. If we don’t fix this now, we’ll be stuck saying years the long way for the next 89 years. Don’t let that happen!

Please use the time you’ll save by not saying “two-thousand-and-ten” to fight AGW.  That is all.

3 Responses to The least important matter of the new year

  1. Canada Guy says:

    Welcome to two thousand and ten everyone! :)

    And, seriously, ask yourself how you pronounced 2010 when the movie with that name came out.

  2. From Peru says:

    It is this a joke?

    Day of Innocent Saints (the chidren killed by Herodes the Great after Jesus Christ Birth) was 28 December …

    Tell that to the “” site.

  3. Zan says:

    Haha. You’re right. Thanks. Awesome hook,
    too: “least important”!