Inspired by this question, we have
- 80's : "The Eighties"
- 90's : "The Nineties"
- 00's : "The Naughts" or "The Naughties"
- 10's : ???
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Although "the teens" are to be avoided per the CMS, I would still refer to that decade as the teens. if "the Nineteen-" or the Twenty-" **does not precede the word.
The only precedent I have to go on is how the medical profession refers to, say, illnesses in the second decade of life, e.g.
The incidence of Hodgkin's Lymphoma peaks in the teens, and again in the late forties/early fifties.
If "the Nineteen-" or the Twenty-" preceeds it, I would also say, tens.
I would avoid using 'the teens.' It strikes me as a rather ridiculous expression in this context.
I would use 'the tens.' This is not an expression I have any familiarity with; I don't think I've ever seen it. (I suppose I don't read enough history.) However, it is consistent with 'the twenties,' 'the thirties,' etc.
The Chicago Manual of Style recommends:
To refer to the second decade (i.e., without writing “second decade”), an expression like “the 1910s” might be used if absolutely necessary, but “the teens” should be avoided.
There apparently is no commonly accepted way to refer to the second decade in a generic way (e.g., "The Tens"); for example, the current decade is commonly referred to as the 2010s.