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How do you say 2010? Twenty ten OR Two thousand ten?

Topic closed. 20 replies. Last post 7 years ago by Harve$t Moon.

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DFW, Texas
United States
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August 18, 2009
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Posted: January 2, 2010, 1:55 am - IP Logged

I think it's time to end "two thousand one," "two thousand two," and such.  If we don't stop using the long form now we might be stuck with it for a whole century.  I think one decade with that form is enough.

"Twenty-oh-nine" is awkward, so we tolerated the long form, but now, without the "oh" in the middle, we should use the short form.

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    Posted: January 2, 2010, 7:49 am - IP Logged

    I'll end up saying both indiscriminately.

    Today's winning 3-ball is going to be a number between 000 and 999.

    In a lot of states, lotteries benefit education. That makes the REAL winners the only people who can't play!

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      Posted: January 2, 2010, 7:29 pm - IP Logged

      Happy New Year!!!


      How do you say 2010?   "Twenty ten"  OR  "Two thousand ten"


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      Wink  Depends on who I'm talking to or what I feel like calling it at that moment.  Wink


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      A man must consider what a rich realm he leaves when he becomes a conformist.

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        Posted: January 2, 2010, 8:38 pm - IP Logged

        I'm lazy so I would use 2010. 2 lazy to write out the words

         God Bless America


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          Posted: January 2, 2010, 10:59 pm - IP Logged

          You know, I will say I do like saying twentyten, it rolls of the tongue better smoother, nicer.  Which makes me feel like that's the way this year is going to be for us; smoother, better, nicer.  So yes, knock of  with the Binary thing!!

          forget what "they" say about youWhat you say about you?...

          Now, does it count??




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            Posted: January 8, 2010, 9:46 pm - IP Logged

            In TN we say: Two ought one ought or twinny tin.

            rdgrnr, I'm liking "twinny tin"  Wink