[NTB] Re: HAPPY NEW MILLENNIUM
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From: Len <NoteTabA@...>
Subject: [NTB] HAPPY NEW MILLENNIUM
>>Common sense prevails. Why should we be forced to live with an~~~~~~~~~~
>arithmetical inconsistancy caused (per Peter Jenkins of ABC and
>several guests) 14 centuries ago by a monk using a number system
>which did not use the concept of zero (as in year zero).
Well, since, near as historians can tell, no one of any lasting importance
was born in either 0 or !, I refuse to fight over when the mellinium
actually changes. Actually, who cares!
a simple definition of time. Its that incredibly useful stuff that we all
use to stop everything happening at once.
------Jeff Rosson, one of the last remaining clockmakers in Britain