Down the Hall on Your Left

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Archive for the day “January 20, 2015”

Millennium? What Millennium?

Y2K

 I WAS SITTING IN MY PEW at the Chapel of St. Arbucks yesterday, staring into my coffee, when a rogue thought crawled across my consciousness: Was it fifteen years ago when millions of people were all bent out of shape about the new millennium?

 

In the late 1990s fear of the new millennium became quite an industry. Catalogues of products and books were available that were designed to nurture fears and then to offer solutions, all at steep prices, with financing available.

For those of you under 25 years of age I will explain. Pay attention, take notes. This will be on the test.

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