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What is the name of this decade - 2000 to 2009?.

I was talking to my daughter tonight, and realised that I have no idea how to 'decade' group name these years.
For example, going back to the last century, the 20's, 30's....80's, 90's are easily identifiable and unmistakeable.
Further.... what is the identifier " 's " for the years 2010 to 2019?.

I've been enamel painting all day - cut me some slack if the answers are too obvious huh!.
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For Americans it would be "been there and done it again."
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For Americans it would be "been there and done it again."
Has the subject been raised before - or are you just having a..... 'moment'?.
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I think so far it is referred to as the Fuck You Decade








Hey Shrimpton, Fuck You...................
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I think so far it is referred to as the Fuck You Decade








Hey Shrimpton, Fuck You...................
Happy New Year to you too! - me old sickly mate.
I hope this yet unnamed decade continues to offer you a further 1 year of 31,536,000 second chances to further type such brilliant thread posts as this....nah - just kidding!....

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Over here, it is being called the naughties, and then the next set will be the teens.

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Over here, it is being called the naughties, and then the next set will be the teens.
The 'naughties' - that's clever word play, my daughter approves!!.
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Over here, it is being called the naughties, and then the next set will be the teens.
The next lot -'teens' (2010-2019) will have a helluva lot of 'naughty' to live up to - it figures perfectly.

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Happy New Year to you too! - me old sickly mate.
I hope this yet unnamed decade continues to offer you a further 1 year of 31,536,000 second chances to further type such brilliant thread posts as this....nah - just kidding!....

Same to you my Kiwi friend, as always I will try my best with all of my posts, evn the cut and paste ones I try to cut along the lines and not have any scraggly bits................
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I must admit it is an interesting question, I had not thought about it I wonder why But look back at the 20th centuary and the years 1900-1910 what decade was that? then we moved to the twenties and thirties etc. The first decade of any centuary is hard to name.

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