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Bob Steele in 8 decades (Was Re: NERW-Radio no-news)
- Subject: Bob Steele in 8 decades (Was Re: NERW-Radio no-news)
- From: email@example.com (Martin J. Waters)
- Date: Mon, 3 May 1999 21:42:56 -0400
>Paul Anderson wrote:
>No, if he is on in 2001, *that* will make eight different decades. The
>year 2000 is the LAST year of THIS decade/century/millennium.
While I am officially staying out of the debate over when the
century ends and begins, the Webster's that I have here defines decade as
"a period of ten years beginning with a year whose last digit is zero."
We should probably just ask Bob Steele for a ruling, since it's a
question that's sort of a first cousin to his "word of the day" feature