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Another new decade | Off Kilter


Last updated 5/19/2020 at 1:24pm

Well, far be it from me to rain on our parade, but I must point out that 2020 really isn’t the start of the next decade, at least not yet. My reasoning?

It’s simple math (math 101). The very first year was year 1, not year 0. So when you count to 10 (a decade), the highest number ends in a zero. (The first decade was years 1-10). So our current decade, which began in year 2011 actually ends in year 2020. In fact, many people made the same argument for the start of this millennium.

As the “90s” actually didn’t end until the year 2000. I don’t recall any major arguments back 20 y...

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