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Forum topic by PineInTheAsh posted 03-14-2010 03:57 PM 551 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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PineInTheAsh

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03-14-2010 03:57 PM

—Pi Day, put down your pencils.

—the day to push the clocks ahead.

—and, Einstein’s birthday.

—Peter


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#1 posted 03-14-2010 07:43 PM

My last gig was as a Planning & Logistics guy, working very closely with FedEx.

The rumor—and I have no reason to doubt it—was that Fred Smith—founder and CEO of the behemoth company—was trying very hard to eliminate the Mountain Time Zone.

If successful, he’d have gained another hour in which to deliver his packages, effectively automatically lowering the claims rate for failure to deliver within their guaranteed time window.

So … joke about Daylight Savings Time if you want to, but … beware the wrath of Fred Smith ;-)

Whatever it all is, by the way, I REALLY slept in, this morning! Ahhhhhhhh!

-- -- Neil

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