Blah blah Happy New Years blah blah.
What do I like about New Years? Back when I physically wrote checks, I really liked being able to write a different digit, in the one’s place. Every decade I was like, “All right! I get to write TWO DIFFERENT DIGITS!”. For now though, it’s “Welcome, Two, and One, well, eff you.”
Of course, now it’s TYPING, not writing. So, like, I’ll be doing a lot more 2012-MM-DD this year, and I’m looking forward to it.
– From “What The New Years Means to Me”, by Dan Reams (shopping a publisher)