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by Freedom 35
Mon Jul 10, 2017 2:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1859: "Sports Knowledge"
Replies: 44
Views: 8749

Re: 1859: "Sports Knowledge"

RogerB wrote:What was Wenger thinking sending Walcott on that early?


The thing about Arsenal is they always try and walk it in.
by Freedom 35
Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1859: "Sports Knowledge"
Replies: 44
Views: 8749

Re: 1859: "Sports Knowledge"

Did you see that ludicrous display last night?

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by Freedom 35
Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1849: "Decades"
Replies: 89
Views: 17262

Re: 1849: "Decades"

By the way for the current decade, I'd confidently predict it'll be "twenty tens". Never or rarely abbreviated from that. "Nineteen tens" is a common term, but I don't think "tens" was much used for that decade in the way that 1920s was shortened to "twenties"...
by Freedom 35
Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1849: "Decades"
Replies: 89
Views: 17262

Re: 1849: "Decades"

All you need to make this work is simple analogy: 1899 = "eighteen ninety-nine" 1900 = "nineteen hundred" 1901 = "nineteen oh-one" Therefore: 1999 = "nineteen ninety-nine" 2000 = "twenty hundred" 2001 = "twenty oh-one" Someone really shoul...
by Freedom 35
Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1849: "Decades"
Replies: 89
Views: 17262

Re: 1849: "Decades"

In the UK, 2000-2010 is commonly called "the noughties". If you google "noughties" you find references like "100 songs that defined the Noughties" (The Telegraph), "17 noughties trends you don't want to come back into fashion" (Metro) and even "What shoul...

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