Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free

Is my fact true? Watch

    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    18
    ReputationRep:
    Is this fact of mine true?
    "Anyone born in 21th century is not an adult in the UK"
    Just want interesting opinions on it
    Offline

    8
    ReputationRep:
    Not true until 2018
    Offline

    18
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by internet monster)
    Not true until 2018
    No, it is true until 2018.
    Online

    16
    ReputationRep:
    Yeah true (until 2018 - assuming we allow the grammar mistake xD)
    Offline

    20
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by The RAR)
    Is this fact of mine true?
    "Anyone born in 21th century is not an adult in the UK"
    Just want interesting opinions on it
    Twenty-oneth.
    Offline

    16
    ReputationRep:
    21st*

    (Original post by DrawTheLine)
    Twenty-oneth.
    Ahh, you beat me to it.
    Offline

    21
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by The RAR)
    Is this fact of mine true?
    "Anyone born in 21th century is not an adult in the UK"
    Just want interesting opinions on it
    You can't call it a fact unless it's true, or you're an orange orangutan.

    The issue is that, as you use the present tense, it depends upon when you evaluate the phrase.
    Offline

    10
    ReputationRep:
    Well the start of the 21st century was in January 1st 2001 so I guess it's true until January 1st 2019, assuming an adult is someone 18 or older.
    Offline

    18
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by cosmicsnowflake)
    Well the start of the 21st century was in January st1 2001 so I guess it's true until January 1st 2019, assuming an adult is someone 18 or older.
    Actually yes, you are right!
    Offline

    12
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by cosmicsnowflake)
    Well the start of the 21st century was in January st1 2001 so I guess it's true until January 1st 2019, assuming an adult is someone 18 or older.
    Wrong.
    Offline

    10
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Nebuchadnezzaṛ)
    Wrong.
    Could you please elaborate lol.
    Offline

    12
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by cosmicsnowflake)
    Could you please elaborate lol.
    It started on 1st Jan 2000 not 2001.
    Offline

    10
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Nebuchadnezzaṛ)
    It started on 1st Jan 2000 not 2001.
    Actually it started on 2001, and the 20th century started on 1901.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/21st_century
    Offline

    12
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by cosmicsnowflake)
    Actually it started on 2001, and the 20th century started on 1901.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/21st_century
    I stand corrected, ty
 
 
 
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Did TEF Bronze Award affect your UCAS choices?
    Useful resources
    AtCTs

    Ask the Community Team

    Got a question about the site content or our moderation? Ask here.

    Welcome Lounge

    Welcome Lounge

    We're a friendly bunch. Post here if you're new to TSR.

    Groups associated with this forum:

    View associated groups
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Quick reply
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.