The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic was so important, people had new names for B.C. and A.D.
“We’re gonna need a better abbreviation than PP for pre-pandemic and post-pandemic. BC (before Coronavirus) and AD (after distancing)” was posted on Twitter by Dr PayItBack on March 17, 2020. “We are in the middle of the new BC and AD. Before Coronavirus and After Distancing” was posted on Twitter by Will Conlon on March 28, 2020.
Wikipedia: 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak
The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic is an ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China, in December 2019, and was recognised as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020.
Replying to @Xray_goggles and @RootofGoodBlog
We’re gonna need a better abbreviation than PP for pre-pandemic and post-pandemic. BC (before Coronavirus) and AD (after distancing).
9:22 PM · Mar 17, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
We are in the middle of the new BC and AD. Before Coronavirus and After Distancing. #stayhomeCanada #SocialDistancing #coronavirus #COVID19 #love
11:27 AM · Mar 18, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
I think that soon we will soon need a new way of measuring years due to the impact of CV-19. I suggest:
BC: Before Coronavirus
AD: After Distancing
This makes absolute sense and I foresee zero confusion.
4:43 AM · Mar 21, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
La Rainne at Home
New calendar notations:
BC = Before Coronavirus
AD = After (Social) Distancing
11:32 AM · Mar 21, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
Replying to @DannyClayton
BC: Before Coronavirus AD: After Distancing
9:49 PM · Mar 23, 2020·Twitter for Android
Are we gonna start counting years from 0 again, and have every before 2020 - bc (before #coronavirus ) and everything after - ad (after #distancing ) ?
1:40 AM · Mar 24, 2020·Twitter for Android
Dr. Craig Connolly IV
BC now stands for Before Coronavirus
AD now stands for After Distancing
10:56 AM · Mar 26, 2020·Twitter Web App
The age-term BC now refers to time “before coronavirus” and AD is now “after distancing”
9:08 AM · Mar 28, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
BC is now “Before Coronavirus” and AD now becomes “After Detention” right?
6:20 PM · Apr 18, 2020·Twitter for Android
Posted by u/invertedparadoxxx April 18, 2020
BC now stands for “Before Coronavirus”
and AD is now “After Distancing”
Welcome to the new dark ages
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