From: John Hudson (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Dec 19 2007 - 15:03:45 CST
Michael Everson wrote:
> Actually the usage of BC and AD is problematic, because it is meant to
> be AD 2007 but 54 BC. For the other abbreviations, 2007 CE and 54 BCE
> are both usual.
Yes, but BCE sounds like the initials of a chemical company, or an abbreviation for Bovine
Why not AC/DC? Ante-Common and Dreadfully Common.
-- Tiro Typeworks www.tiro.com Gulf Islands, BC firstname.lastname@example.org At the sunset of our days on earth, at the moment of death, we will be evaluated on the basis of our similarity or otherwise with the Baby who is to be born in the poor grotto of Bethlehem, since it is He who is the standard of measurement which God has given to humanity. -- Benedict XVI
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