1)Year 2000. (Y=year, 2k=2 times k, k being short for kilo which means 1000)
2)Computers only counted the last two digits of a number, so they didn't know the difference between 2000 or 1900. This would cause various problems with dates and finances, and would cause a big mess. People were panicking and saying that when 2000 rolled around, all the computers would crash and the nuclear bombs would go off or something.
Good thing I'm Amish, Y2k won't affect me!
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