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Forum topic by PineInTheAsh posted 1581 days ago 527 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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1581 days ago

—Pi Day, put down your pencils.

—the day to push the clocks ahead.

—and, Einstein’s birthday.


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#1 posted 1581 days ago

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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