Y2K: The End of the World as We Know It?

Some took the Year 2000 computer problem so seriously they converted their assets to gold and silver and stockpiled food and water. An acronym described the situation: TEOTWAWKI: The End of the World as We Know It.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from