This has no doubt been said before, but I think of our last decade as the "oughts",
as in ought to have done differently.
As to the teens, even when I was one, I never liked that word much.
Will work on another one for my own use. The tens?
The pre 20's (nah). Span years? eh. More than ten finger years..
um... undici, dodici, tredici, quattordici - and on to diciassete, etc.
I may think of them as the dicis. Or, dicies. Dice could work.
When I was one, we were teenagers
I enjoy your posts, Osso, erudite and nice,
but I 'd like them even better
if u did not use the same size font and obsessive-compulsive use
of black ink (cyber-ink ?) all the time
Don 't u find it confining, like speaking in an endless monotone
with neither the occasional whisper
nor the exultant shout in luxuriant color to reveal
the full panoply of your emotions on a significant topic ?