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Offline meoramri

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Why We Say “O’Clock”
« on: November 10, 2014, 12:27:01 PM »
"The practice of saying "o'clock" is simply a remnant of simpler times when clocks weren't very prevalent and people told time by a variety of means, depending on where they were and what references were available." - article by GIZMODO

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Re: Why We Say “O’Clock”
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2014, 01:47:43 PM »
 :Laughing_on_floor:

lucky u share here before my son asking

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Re: Why We Say “O’Clock”
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2018, 01:15:54 AM »
Doesn't it depend? I mean at times when the person asks I'll just go "it's six" without o'clock. Then again being formal probably means saying it with o'clock