Lux Ion (imluxionverdin) wrote in linguaphiles,
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What will this decade be called?

This seems a similar question to the 2010 one we've just had.

1929 to 1929 are the twenties, 1930 to 1939 are the thirties, then we have the fourties, fifties, sixteis, seventies, eighties, ninties, and er......

As far as I remember, people weren't sure what to call 2000 to 2009. The only name people use are 'the noughties' and I've seen lots of TV shows referring to how horrible a decace the 'noughties' have been, but I think lots of people are still uncomfortable with the phrase.

What about 2000 to 2010 to 2019? Is it the 'teenies', or the 'tenns'?

I don't know what this decade should be called ... or indeed what it will be called.
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