Mark A. Mandel mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Thu Mar 15 21:12:46 UTC 2007

 Chris F Waigl <chris at LASCRIBE.NET>

On this side of the English-speaking world, "noughties" seems to be
winning out. Here's a bunch of examples from the Guardian:
http://xrl.us/vbkp .


Too cute for me, being homophonous with "naughties". I call them the

-- Mark
[This text prepared with Dragon NaturallySpeaking.]

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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