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
>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.
Bravo. Thank you for saying this.
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