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Why Do We Say?

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I apolozize for bothering you with this, but I really would appreciate your input.

 

Why do we say two-thousand eleven, for example, but we say nineteen seventy or eighteen sixty-five (for example)? Is it because when the calender changed to 2000 from 1900, it just made more sense or seemed easier? Maybe two-thousand nine sounds better than twenty oh-nine? Just curious!

 

Also, since we have no year 0 in our calender, our new centuries begin on January 1st of 01 while our new decades begin of 00, correct?

 

Thank you for your input. 70(EE)

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These usless threads are comming to a stop soon. You EE need to start thinking before you create a whole new thread. If you have just a random question, post them in the RANDOM THOUGHTS THREAD, the one YOU created. This is why everytime I sign on I have to keep refreshing the page because I keep getting errors, why because the server is overloaded.

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Ironically enough, I never had a loading problem because of the forum's "overloading." Must be just you. I see the Random Thoughts thread something of the spur of the moment.

 

To answer the question, well I'm sure when the time hits 21xx people won't be saying two-thousand x-x. Saying twenty-x.x. sounds a bit weird in my eyes, I still say two-thousand rather twenty-number. Then again I can't really explain it.

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You mods need to do something this shyt! This ******* shyt needs to stop. It dont make no damn sense. And its people onthis forum who gets away with it and yet I guess EE is immune to this shyt. Im with Dan. This shyt needs to stop.

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This is like asking, why no one says "two hundred zero", or "twenty zero zero", when referring to the number two thousand......

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