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This year I’ll write a novel that will live throughout the ages. Or at least a good novella of perhaps a hundred pages. Or a short and pithy story if I’m really pressed for time. Or a nicely crafted paragraph. Or maybe just this rhyme.

A Decade so Lame, it Has No Name

The decade brought us countless fads: You Tube, Crocs and hanging chads, Hockey moms, the Wii and social media. It brought us subprime lending schemes, Keyboard Cat and other memes, 9-11, wars, and Wikipedia. Rampant unemployment fears, The ups and downs of Britney Spears, The bird flu and another known as “swine.” The “aughts” have [...]