England, we are prone to saying "Half Eight" to mean 8:30 - though logically it
might mean 4:00. ... Half past eight o'clock is standard American usage, although
the o'clock is ......
Mar 21, 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 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 ...
My 4 year old just said it was "10:30 o'clock" & I had to correct her. ... United
States Senate Inquiry. Day 1. The subcommittee met at 10:30 o'clock ...
Why does no one say o'clock with times other than the whole number? Like 9:30
... @Budahust - Why do we say 9.30pm, but not half past nine pm? Or five past ...
Apr 12, 2014 ... Why we use "o" in timing, say 9 o'clock. ... The usage of o' as a shortened way to
say of is not uncommon (this is ... What does “what do we do?
Of or according to the clock: three o'clock. 2. According to an imaginary clock dial
with the observer at the center and 12 o'clock considered as straight ahead in ...
I mean why "o" clock and why not some other alphabet like "a" clock or "C" clock?
UpdateCancel ... If we say its 2 o'clock, what does o'clock mean? Clocks (time ...
May 12, 2010 ... My sister-in-law will soon graduate from high school, and we recently got ... (well,
I suppose some modern clocks do too, but you see where I'm going). ... Saying “
ten-thirty o'clock” sounds wrong, or at least affected, and if the ...
Or why do we say AT night but IN the morning? One common answer to such
questions is to dismiss the problem: this is the way we speak because this is the ...