Millennium

Stephen Frye safrye at CONCENTRIC.NET
Sun Jan 2 13:37:21 MST 2000


>Hogwash!   The new millennium started yesterday in the year 2000.   The
>last century started with 1900. The last decade started on Jan 1 1990(or is
>someone going to tell me the year 1990 belongs to the decade of the
>80's?).
>
>True a sixth-century scholar cheated the first decade out of a year but
>that doesn't mean we should continue to screw this up forever.  Folks are
>just going to have to get over the fact that 2000 years ago the first year
>of the first decade was called 1 B.C. and not zero.   Surely the Naval
>observatory has better things to do with our tax dollars than pursue such
>maters on their (our) website.
>
>Tom
>
>

Bravo.  Thank you for saying this.

Steve Frye



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