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Old 08-04-06, 07:01 AM   #1
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How come we don't refer to the year as "twenty-O-six"?

They called the early part of the 20th century "nineteen-O-six", how come we don't say,"it's the year twenty-O-six"?

I figured I'd let it slid the year "two thousand" came around cause saying "twenty hundred" just didn't sound right, but I guess everyone just stuck with the whole "two thousand and..." thing.
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Old 08-04-06, 07:04 AM   #2
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Funny, I nust heard a newsman use Twenty o six the other day. <shugs>
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Old 08-04-06, 07:10 AM   #3
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Huh? I'm already refererring to past years as Ought Five and so on.
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0-Six is easier.
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They called the early part of the 20th century "nineteen-O-six", how come we don't say,"it's the year twenty-O-six"?

I figured I'd let it slid the year "two thousand" came around cause saying "twenty hundred" just didn't sound right, but I guess everyone just stuck with the whole "two thousand and..." thing.


Nineteen-oh-six is easier to say than one thousand nine hundred and six.
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I call it "20 ot 6". Its the 100th anniversary of the 30/06, may as well make it sound like it.
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Guns are always on his ^^^ mind..........
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...on his guns??? *snicker!*
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most people are reffering (sp?) to the 2012 olypics as twenty-twelve rather than two thousand and twelve. but hey, there is no precedent for this so i say call it what you want!
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...on his guns??? *snicker!*
Actually I beieve stacey is trying to say that I like masturbating. That I have a two stroke engine. That I enjoy rubbing one out. That I beat my meat regularly.
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I've only heard people say the two thousand so far except for the 2012 Olympics. I guess we gotta get out of the 00's...
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Actually I beieve stacey is trying to say that I like masturbating. That I have a two stroke engine. That I enjoy rubbing one out. That I beat my meat regularly.
Choking the chicken?
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Actually I beieve stacey is trying to say that I like masturbating. That I have a two stroke engine. That I enjoy rubbing one out. That I beat my meat regularly.

Wrong thread TMI..........
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We are living in the twenty-hundreds, most certainly. The current year is twenty-hundred six.
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