It Ain't the Tenties

Since this decade began, pollsters and pundits have fretted over what collective noun to use for the next one (2000-2010). What comes after the '90s? Zeros? Two thousands? Double ohs? Linguists have waited years for a consensus to emerge. Now TIME intends to find it. Select your favorite from the list below, then vote for it in our online poll at time.com/daily/poll/ The winner will be announced in an upcoming issue.

NAME PRO CON THE ZIPS Cool, fresh, sexy; Reminiscent of icky instant street cred Clinton thing

THE TWO THOUSANDS Topped Futurist magazine Boooor-ing! survey

THE ZEROS Top in...

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