USA: A neutral term to refer to clumsiness. Unlike its UK counterpart, this has absolutely no negative connotations
UK: An incredibly derogatory term referring to people with cerebral palsy, in a similar way retarded is often used as an insult around the world.
Imagine a wobbly train acting crazy
American Student: "Man, that train is so spastic."
American Teacher: "Yeah. It probably needs some fixing."
British Student: "Wow! That train is spastic."
British Teacher: "Derogatory slurs in class? DETENTION!"
The first year of the new millennium and the beginning of the 2000s.
Basically just the 1990s and the last good, stable year.
George Bush had no power yet, the Twin Towers were still standing, 2D graphics were still accepted, etc.
The Y2K problem was finally over and practically no computers crashed.
2000 is the year we thought that computers would crash but it didn't.
The cesspool of stupidity on Yahoo! Answers. Full of fundamentalists of all faiths (even non-faiths), taking two steps into this practically moderator-forsaken section will make your brain melt.
R&S is the /b/ of Yahoo! Answers.
Vienna, capital of Austria, in German.
Ich liebe Wien.
Every year something tragic happens in the world of music, according to the populace.
Examples of what people say or potentially say to be the year music died:
1959-The plane carrying Buddy Holly, Lionel Richie and Big Bopper crashes killing all 3.
1977-Elvis Presley dies
1980-John Lennon is shot and killed.
1990-The end of the 1980s, which is a fondly remembered as a musically sound decade.
1994-Kurt Cobain is found dead, Justin Bieber is born
1995-Eazy E succumbs to AIDS
1996-Tupac Shakur is shot dead.
2000-Big Pun and DJ Screw die, Justin Bieber opens his mouth and starts singing for the first time
2001-Aaliyah's plane crashes
2009-Michael Jackson dies, Justin Bieber starts his career.
Distrust of mankind.
What happens when a person feels betrayed after realizing that their personal concept of morality isn't compatible with mankind, yet continues to cling to it as if they were in denial. Basically, many have been living in a Disney-esque bubble all their lives, only to be thrown into the real world with real problems.
Misanthropes, people who subscribe to misanthropy, are frequently people who simply feel betrayed after realizing that their happy-sounding belief that is incompatible with humanity.
The year entertainment died.
Michael Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, Billy Mays, Patrick Swayze, Britanny Murphy, Ron Silver and the manga artist Yoshito Usui. All victims of 2009.
The end of King of The Hill, Guiding Light and various other popular shows.
The end of Yoshito Usui's Crayon Shin Chan's manga.
The end of Fox's saturday morning program.
Last but not least, the beginning of Justin Bieber and Ke$ha's ventures into music (I just had to say this for the lulz).
RIP ENTERTAINMENT, HOPE YOU COME BACK SOMEDAY