How is it that Americans manage to have not one, but TWO standard sizes for printing paper, which are both different to the standard the entire rest of the world uses?
@hugh because, American.
The Treaty of Westphalia?
All clock time is a collective hallucination, but it's even worse than you think: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daylight_saving_time_in_Australia
My favourite example of this is Eucla Time, used by about 200 people: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_in_Australia#Anomalies
@kensanata @hugh @andrewjbtw Why, just why didn't I take the blue pill 😂
Also, anyone remember the "netbeats" that swatch came up with? They even got a youth TV channel here in Germany to announce that time. Ah, the innocent 90s!!!
Well, at least there is a chance that the EU will stop daylight savings time so as someone regularly in touch with friends in the Middle east and Asia i would need to do less arithmetic.