Thursday, December 4, 2008

"Milleniums"???

So I was very curious to read an opinion piece claiming that last week's events in Mumbai are evidence that the War on Terror is "an exercise in folly."

I say I was interested because then I read the tag-line.
Mumbai serves as a reminder that fanatics committed to violence have been with us for millenniums.
Sorry, folks. Can't read something written by someone who (or published in a paper that) doesn't know that the plural of "millennium" is properly "millennia."

Yes, yes, I know either is acceptable. But only one is acceptable.

[End curmudgeonly rant.]

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