Okay, sod that for a game of soldiers. I'll try the easier way.
"TwentyEEEEE (big gap to delineate the words) EEEleven."
I give up. Whose stupid idea was it to have us nununununning and ee-ee-ee-ee-ing all over the place? Did no one consult a speech therapist before plunging us into this decade?
I'm off to bed. I feel an eejit anyway, sitting in front of my computer practising saying a date when everyone else is out enjoying fireworks with friends.
Before I go, though, I'll wish you all a Happy New Ne ...
Happy New Yew ...
Happy N ...
All good wishes for the year ahead.
(And, for your information, no more than two small…