Definitions for y2kˈwaɪˌtuˈkeɪ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the year 2000.
Origin of Y2K:
1995–2000; Y(ear) +2+K symbol for the number 1000
the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar
Origin: Abbreviated from "year 2000", with "K" standing for 1000, as in the prefix kilo-
When Earl is attempting to cross number 24 ("Stole a red 'Take-a-number' machine” ) off his list, Randy tries to get Earl to back down by trying to make him remember, through a flashback, how they got the machine around New Year’s Eve 1999. Darnell convinces the gang to believe that Y2K will signal the end of the world and they, happily, will be the last people on Earth.
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