Spring Forward Sunday 2AM

daylight-saving-time-clock What time is it? Go to the National Institute of Standards and Technology for the exact time. For more information regarding the history of time. . . the history of clocks. . . what’s inside your wristwatch. . . go to ‘Time Exhibits’. First conceived by Benjamin Franklin, there are now precise rules for Daylight Saving Time and they must be obeyed. For instance, it is written ‘Saving’ not ‘Savings’. Opposition to DST comes from such disparate camps as Canadian chicken farmers and Orthodox Sephardic Jews. Learn about the the Vietnam era draftee who gamed the DST clock to get a more favorable date of birth, and lottery number, under ‘Incidents and Anecdotes’. Daylight Saving rules!

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