28 Aug 2015 28 Aug '15
On 08/27/2015 10:10 AM, Alexander Belopolsky wrote:
On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 1:00 PM, Carl Meyer wrote:
I spent some time in rural southern Mexico, where people referred to DST as "government time" and non-DST as "God's time."
Interesting. In Russia it was sometimes called the "decree" time even though historically the "decree time" was something different. (And guess what: the spring-forward/fall-back mnemonics don't help non-English speakers.)
It only barely helps me (a native English speaker living in Pacific Time) -- it tells me which way the clock is going to go, but I am still clueless as to which is Daylight Savings and which is Daylight Standard.