Posted by Henry on February 10, 2004
In Reply to: The Past Century posted by ESC on February 10, 2004
: : What does the phrase "The Past Century" mean to you? Does it mean the 19th century or the 20th? Up until about 4 years ago it meant the 19th century and you didn't have to think about it. Now I'm not so sure. Whippersnappers in today's high-tech world are already using the phrase to mean the 20th century, but plenty of references published in the past century use it to mean the 19th century.
: : Just thought I'd mention it.
: The past century is the 20th century. But I'm in a time warp and still think the "past" is the 19th.
And what would you mean by yesterday?