BCE and CE

When writing the date, I've started adding the abbreviation CE after the year

CE stands for Common Era. It's the non-religious version of AD. 

January 16, 2016 CE
01.16.2015 CE
16-Jan-2016 CE

I can't tell you how much fun this has been. It confuses people. Makes them a little crazy. Upsets the apple cart. Causes their two eyebrows to scrunch together as one. 

It's often the little things that can be the most amusing.