Re: 1 Year Till New Millennium

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Wed Jan 05 2000 - 22:05:02 MST

> Another ordinal-cardinal situation is hours on the
> clock. There is a zero hour (00:00 - 01:00), which
> is hour 1 when counting ordinally, and thus the
> hour 23 (cardinal) is hour 24 (ordinal). The
> years we use as dates are ordinal counting,
> which is not really an issue in dispute.

What do you mean "we"? Most people consider this the 21st century.

> IAN: Actually they didn't err any more than every
> book that does not start with page 0 has erred.

Then the Gregorians should have written a book and left the calendar alone.

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