Mar 21, 2014 ... The practice of saying “o'clock” is simply a remnant of simpler times when ... to do
a similar slurring in the names of many things such as “Will-o'-the wisp” .... What
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Nov 7, 2014 ... The practice of saying "o'clock" is simply a remnant of simpler times ... to do a
similar slurring in the names of many things such as "Will-o'-the ...
Nov 2, 2010 ... I have been intrigued by the word o'clock since I learned English. ... Nighttime
hours do just the opposite: they're longer in winter and shorter in ...
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Look up o'clock at Dictionary.com: c. 1720, abbreviation of of the clock (1640s), ...
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English dictionary definition of o'clock. adv. 1. Of or according to the clock: three ...
Etymology. Shortened form of “of the clock”.
Lori Bates, who suggested today's Good Word, has noticed that it is going out of
use. More and more often we say 8 AM or 8 PM rather than "8 o'clock this ...
O'clock | used after a number from one to twelve to indicate the hour of the day or
night | Definition, pronunciation, examples & translations.
Sep 1, 2014 ... The expression o'clock first came about in English in the early 18th century,
attested first in about 1720. ... Where did the word "word" originate?
Apr 24, 2006 ... I'm interested in the origin of words like "o'clock" and "let's" - the question is ...
meaning and from which grammar constractions they come from? ... O' Clock
comes from "of the clock", or "of the hour" I think, I could be wrong though. ... was
then shortened (as...