Millennium

John Nebel nebel at ATHENA.CSDCO.COM
Sun Jan 2 15:34:23 MST 2000


On Sun, 2 Jan 2000, Stephen Frye wrote:

> >
> >That having been said, anyone can celebrate the first day of the
> >century, decade, millenium or what ever they want anytime they want
> >using their own calender.  If you like to call 1 BC year zero on your
> >calendar then have a great celebration but just remember it is YOUR
> >calendar not the world adopted standard. If you want, in about 40
> >some years, I think, you can celebrate the 6th millenium with the
> >Chinese. Anyway, it seems to me that a year with 3 zeros in it
> >doesn't happen very often and should be enough reason to celebrate.
> >What is wrong with having another BIG celebration next year for the
> >new millenium? Why do so many want to avoid 2 big year end parties in
> >a row?
>
> Agreed.  And the bottom line, is I don't think anybody cares which is truly
> correct.  The year 2000 is a big step to a lot of people.  Besides - I like
> your idea of two celebrations.
>
> Steve Frye
>

Great idea!

Now is the time to buy adult beverages for the 2001 celebration as the
champagne market has fizzled.

John Nebel



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