A grammar lesson

In the last few weeks someone I hoped had more intelligence said to me, on numerous occasions, "oh-ten." As in "next year in 'oh-ten' we will..." Let's discuss that amongst ourselves for a moment. When the 2000s began, people said two-thousand one, two-thousand and one, and oh-one. No problem there. Last year it was the same: two-thousand nine, two-thousand and nine, and oh-nine. All of those are just fine. What is not fine is saying oh-ten. Twenty-ten is cool. Two-thousand ten is fine. I guess two-thousand and ten is doable. So, let's all sound a little smarter in 2010 and stay away from the term OH-TEN.

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