belong to the '80s. The O.J. Simpson trial and grunge rock helped define the '90s. So September 11 and cell phone texting will remind us of … what? The zeroes? Americans have had 10 whole years to figure out what to call the past decade, and yet most people are still at a loss when it comes to referring to it as anything other than "the current decade" or simply "the 21st century"
Whatever word or phrase, if any, finally ends up catching on with the public, it’s worth noting that the decision has given Americans pause. And as we hurtle into the teens with an insatiable media cycle that chews up and spits out fads at breakneck speed, it might be worth savoring this literal pause in the conversation about our culture and where it’s going. In the meantime, here’s to the "Ummm's" or "Uhhh's." Take your pick.
What would you name the last Decade and why? What will you remember most about the past 10 years?
| Closed on 01/07/10 at 05:00PM
FanIQ Pts? No | Locker Room
| Multiple Choice Opinion Poll