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Here's the prognosis based on how well governments and companies are responding to y2k so far.
Table will be adjusted as current events warrant.
Month What will Y2K be like. Most commonly heard words. Sept. 1998 Bad remediate Oct. 1998 Badder embedded Nov. 1998 Worse contingency plans Dec. 1998 Worser Santa Claus Jan. 1999 scary hangover Feb. 1999 horrible water supply Mar. 1999 horribler power grid Apr. 1999 frightening bank runs May 1999 eye popping Japan June 1999 nightmarish nuclear July 1999 nauseating panic Aug. 1999 nightmarishly nauseating militants Sept. 1999 catastrophic hoarding Oct. 1999 nighmarishly catastrophic fear Nov. 1999 horribly nauseating Oh shit Dec. 1999 menacingly chaotic #%@**&^ bank card Jan. 2000 shockingly volatile chaos Can I borrow some money
-- Craig (firstname.lastname@example.org), September 24, 1998
We agree. Love it! We got our laughs for the day. Thanks!
M & L
-- M & L (email@example.com), September 24, 1998.
Craig, your "commonly heard words" of Can I borrow some money, reminded me of the 1930's. Back then, it was "Brother, can you spare a dime?"
-- Gayla Dunbar (firstname.lastname@example.org), September 25, 1998.
Wow, he did a table. I'm impressed. I've decided on a new theme song "If I Could Turn Back Time" by Cher.
-- Amy Leone (email@example.com), September 25, 1998.