What We Aught to Do
It wasn’t for my lack of trying; I used it in everyday life.
When someone asks me when we moved to
What about those great pics of
When did we buy our house? “Aught two,” would be the reply.
What years were the best for the HBO series ’Six Feet Under’? “Aught three and aught four,” I’d declare.
The diploma in my office? “From the
When were the kids born? “Aught seven and aught eight, of course,” I beamed.
My all time favorite? When filling out a check a person asks about the date, “December 3rd, aught nine,” was the response.
Perhaps I am simply ahead of my time; the last time there were ‘aughts’, what did they call them while they were in it? Maybe calling them ‘aughts’ is something that is done after the fact. Maybe it’s only in retrospect that the single digit years can be called ‘aughts’.
So be it, then I am an innovator.