Thursday, December 24, 2009

Pronouncing the Years

The credit appears to be pointed toward T. Kenny Fountain, a rhetorician at Case Western, but however he reached the conclusion, a columnist for the Plain-Dealer says that we're pronouncing it two-thousand, nine because of an old Stanley Kubrick film.

And, Candy Crowley of CNN seems to say that we're transitioning toward twenty-ten because in the future, it'll mean fewer syllables. Though that will not always be true.
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