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April 4th, 2005

New Holiday Idea

Here is my idea: the first weekday after a time change (either Daylight Savings or Standard) should be a holiday. Why, you ask? Because it should be. That’s why.

Okay, okay, to explain a little: it’s the equivalent of an hour earlier, so everyone lost an hour of sleep and probably won’t adjust to the new time for a few days… or a week… or so. So everyone’s going to head into work today feeling a little groggy and out of it. Why? Because we changed the clocks.

Short of dumping Daylight Savings altogether, I think having a day off in April and October is the next best thing. It’s not too much to ask, and everyone could use a couple of days off. Agree?

Posted in Everyday Life

FROM: caliber Twelve
DATE: Monday April 4, 2005 -- 2:22:01 pm
i agree. it should be a new holiday. to make up for the lost sleep and having a day off in those months would be just right.

FROM: Drew
DATE: Monday April 4, 2005 -- 6:17:52 pm
I believe you, poster. We need holiday that fall on time change day, particularly if it's the first sunday in April where people had to lose another hour in sleep.

DATE: Monday April 4, 2005 -- 6:42:52 pm
There should only be a holiday in april cause in october we get another hour to sleep.

FROM: John
DATE: Monday April 4, 2005 -- 6:42:56 pm
ANYTHING would help Bush's ratings at this point... I think it's a great idea AND George would be a hero to all ... [if that's possible...] :-)

FROM: Paul
DATE: Monday April 4, 2005 -- 7:06:07 pm
I believe you, poster.

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FROM: Drew
DATE: Tuesday April 5, 2005 -- 6:11:32 pm
Sorry ken, i sometimes forget some things.

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