"What's the official name of this decade?" was a serious business
that occurred toward the end of the first decade of the year 2000, caused by people's indecisiveness with coming up with the "official" not so lame, catchy label before end of the year 2009.
Several contenders that arose:
The New Millennium
The Bush Years (accompanied by facepalm
What's the official name of this decade? Besides "The Naughties"?
I bet my wallet that the people reading this in a few years will be calling this decade The Twenty Hundreds. Just sayin'.