Re: A83: (no subject)


Re: A83: (no subject)

In a message dated 12/24/99 5:28:42 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> So which "millennium" only had 999 years? :)

Heh the first one most likely.  Since the first decade had 9 years (1-9), the 
first century had 99 years (1-99), then it would follow that the first 
century had 999 (1-999).  Just think about how arbitrary a "year" is.  What 
makes this year 1999?  Nothing in particular except that we as a culture 
decided it was.  What makes a millennium?

Jonah Cohen
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