Telling Time by Age

There is an age difference in the way people express time.

I noticed this when a young clerk at my dentist’s office called to remind me that my appointment was at ten forty-five.  She must have grown up with digital clocks. I would have said quarter to eleven.

(I just thought of the name of a song: I’m An Analogue Guy in a Digital World.)

About Roger Walck

My reasons for writing this blog are spelled out in the posting of 10/1/2012, Montaigne's Essays. They are probably not what you think.
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