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Can you say 2010?Posted Friday, January 22, 2010, at 3:38 PM
For the past decade most people verbally referred to the year as "two-thousand-five" or whichever instead of "twenty-oh-five."
But I'm beginning to hear more people refer to this year as "twenty-ten" instead of "two-thousand-ten."
So how do you speak it?
Whichever way, my guess is when 2020 rolls around -- think of the expression "20-20" vision -- from that point on "twenty-(insert year)" will take over.
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David Melson is a copy editor and staff writer for the Times-Gazette.
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