no one suggested twenty-ought-ten?
Big news in the Times today about how car companies are choosing to pronounce "2010" in ads for new models. (Shortcut: they're going for "two thousand ten" over "twenty ten".) Here's Jon Pearce, group creative director at Team One, the agency for Lexus:
"Twenty ten feels a little slick, a little self-consciously futuristic. ... There's nothing worse than trying to position -- or reposition, for that matter -- yourself with forced lingo."