Yet another proposed term for the years 2000-2009; it sounds distinctly British
to me and I'd say it has a good chance of being used there, even if only on TV
. Sounds like "naughty
" of course, and therefore will inevitibly crawl up on all those British variety show
s etc etc.
Of course it could also be spelt naughties, but I feel this is a bit crude... the word naughty already exists; noughty is a new variation and is actually a pun, rather than just a suggestion of humour.
Unknown where the term originated, but a convenient starting point (and ending point, as there aren't really any links there) might be