Re: What To Call the Next Decade

Subject: Re: What To Call the Next Decade
From: "Susan W. Gallagher" <sgallagher -at- EXPERSOFT -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 1996 14:23:48 -0800

At 10:34 AM 1/29/96, Mike Stiles wrote:
>On Mon, 29 Jan 1996 Karen_Mayer -dot- TOUCH_TECHNOLOGY -at- notes -dot- compuserve -dot- com wrote:

>> Speaking of which, I read somewhere that the 21st century doesn't
>> officially begin until 2001, not 2000 as most people believe. Can someone
>> verify or refute this with a reference?

>The starting point of a calendar would be January 1, the year one. So,
>if you add a century you would have Jan 1, 101. If you add 2000 years,
>the 21st century would start on Jan 1, 2001.

>Be prepared for MANY arguments about this in the next four years.


Yes, but when the general population starts partying in December
of 1999, there won't be enought purists to stop them -- they'll
just extend the party a year longer.


-Sue Gallagher
sgallagher -at- expersoft -dot- com


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