Monday, May 14, 2012

London Time


"Mom, what time is it in England right now?"

"One in the morning."

"That means in the middle of the night?"

"Yep."

***

"Mom, what time is it in England now?

"It's four-o'clock in the afternoon."

***

"Mom, what time is it in England right now?"

"It's ten-o'clock at night. It's always about eight hours later there than it is here. Why do you keep asking, Bud?"

"For when Dad's in England next month, I'm trying to figure out how he's going to get to bed on time."




4 comments:

  1. The facts that he 1) realizes England is someplace else and 2) understands that time is different in different places show that he's smart.
    I have 7th graders who don't understand these concepts. (Not kidding. But then I also have 7th graders who can't tell time.)

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  2. Uh, let me add that this does not apply to ALL my 7th graders. :)

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  3. Bedtime is very important indeed. Good job, Bob.

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