Re: A83: (no subject)


Re: A83: (no subject)

Yeah, I think we should all just say the first millenium started in 1 BC and
lasted through 999.. or else just say the first millenium had only 999 years
because the Romans were stupid... :)

Bryan Rabeler

"The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the
end justifies the means." - Georges Bernanos

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> > Yeah, but its too bad then that all these media organizations are
> >  their "Person of the Century", "Event of the Century", etc right now
> instead
> >  of the end of next year.
> Well, the thing is this:
> 97% of the world believes that the new millenium begins in...oh, roughly
> seven days.  (I'm not in the mood to mess around with GMT.)
> The other 3% of the world that doesn't believe it -- and can prove
> -- are all stereotyped as geeks who are repeatedly told that they should
> really stop trying to prove otherwise.  Of course, we're pretty sure that
> that whole geek-type isn't true (let us hope it isn't!), but when 97% of
> world believes otherwise, it's rather difficult to change that opinion.
> Anyway, I got off on a tangent there...well,'ll shut up
> now.  ::nod::
> --d.
> Kevin Mitnick might be imprisoned for about a hundred years more if the
> digital apocalypse comes to pass.  Not that that's _good_, of course...

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