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2012 or Twenty-12?

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by wedgetail eagle, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. wedgetail eagle

    wedgetail eagle Well-Known Member

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    An off season fill in subject. Is it 2000 & 12, or Twenty-12?
    If we're talking about Tchaikovsky's 1812 overture, we don't say the 1000, 800 & 12 overture,we say Eighteen-12. We don't say the Titanic sunk in 1000, 900 & 12, we say Nineteen-12.
    Are you hip to my jive?
    So, by that rationale, why do we stumble through extra syllables when logic would tell us it's, Twenty-12. (20-12)
    Thank you for your patience.
     
  2. globaleagle

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  3. mozgrame

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    Man, what a dilemma. No wonder the Mayan's decided to call it quits this year. Poor little buggers must have been going crazy trying to work this out.
     
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    • mickqld

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      The answer is Peanut Butter.
       
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    • globaleagle

      globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      that post was pure comedy gold.

      you guys suck, then blow!

      edit: then suck then blow again.
       
    • HappilyManly

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      May date back to the Roman Numerals System - 2012 = MMXII.
      Its an English language idiom that only appears once we are into a new decade of a century. No one said Twenty-One for 2001 etc.

      Following on this conundrum, why do analogue time pieces show four o'clock as IIII instead of the correct IV:huh:
       
    • SeaEagleRock8

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      This topic leads directly to the subject of the biggest gap in our trophy cabinet: namely the year numbers in which we haven't yet won a comp. Regard the table below.

      1 - 2011
      2 - 1972
      3 - 1973
      4
      5
      6 - 1976, 1996
      7 - 1987
      8 - 1978, 2008
      9
      10

      Based on this information, it's obvious Toovey is focussing on developing our youngsters in 2013 in order to make a full-scale tilt at back-to-back titles in 2014 and 2015. We clearly wasted a bit of energy in 1996 and 2008, otherwise we'd be closer to the full set.
       
    • manlyfan76

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      And why are there not 13 moonths (4weeks X 13 = 52) instead of the 12 months we have? These are the issues the commission need to investigate.
       
    • silvertail

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      Deux ,,, zero ... un ... Deux, becomes

      Deuxze ... Roun ,,, Deux, becomes

      Dirty round dog, means

      2102, the year of the big fat lazy dog

      T-Dog, the dirty dog that gave us nothing on the field after he signed contract with the dogs
       
    • Bradza

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      This is the most interesting and amusing topic I have read on here since 2009. :D thanks
       

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