But moreover, there is only one letter of difference between the two terms, whereas with BC and AD, the terms are clearly different and I find it easier to distinguish! BCE/CE usually refers to the Common Era (the years are the same as AD/BC).Vomitworthy political correctness which results in the worst of all worlds - the dates are still based around the supposed birth of Christ, but the two acronyms BCE/CE sound far more similar to one another, having only one letter's difference, and confuse a bunch of people who were already used to the perfectly good BC/AD!With their abbreviated dialect - WLTM, GSOH, SWF - and cliched appeals, personal ads these days can appear anything but personal. It's always fun scanning through lonely hearts sections in newspapers and magazines.Whether we're looking for love, or just a little curious, or idling away the time on a train journey, there's something intriguing about small ads.
This is supposed to be the birth year of Jesus, although modern historians often conclude that he was born around 4 years earlier.According to the international standard for calendar dates, ISO 8601, both systems are acceptable.The Anno Domini year–numbering system was introduced by a Christian monk named Dionysius Exiguus in the 6th century.If your family is just starting their search for you, or you are looking yourself, here's a glossary of the terms used in newspaper ads.Otherwise, you could end up with an OF (an old fart! Here's my help me glossary to understanding wedding ads in the Indian papers: PQM - Professionally Qualified Match PQSMHQMM/NM - Manglik/non-Manglik SRIV - Shrivastava SMNCR - National Capital Region (delhi)NRI - Non resident Indian NIIAS - Indian Administrative Service PGT - Post Graduate Teacher IAKKB - Kanyakubj Brahmin PQG - Professionally Qualified Gentleman MUM - Mumbai NANSBI - State Bank of India BRHLPA - lakhs per annum, BHP - bio-data, horoscope and photo BTFUL - beautiful Caste no bar - Willing to marry someone outside of their caste, or social class. MNC - Multi national corporation DME - Diploma in Mechanical Engineering LLB - Law Degree - Masters in Commerce Jat - group native to the Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Jammu, Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan areas.They are windows into other people's lives and many make for compulsive reading.