noon thirty

Mark A Mandel mam at THEWORLD.COM
Thu Nov 14 23:14:30 UTC 2002

On Wed, 13 Nov 2002, Kim & Rima McKinzey wrote:

#>One of the commentators on the Albany, N.Y., NPR affiliate just used
#>noon-thirty (or noon:30) in reference to time.  I don't think I've ever
#>heard this before.  Is it regional, social, or other?
#I haven't heard it publically, but my circle of friends have long
#used noon:30 (though this is the first time I've written it down),
#O'God hundred, & God o'clock in the morning.  Not midnight:30, though.

I've heard "oh-dark-thirty" = 12:30 a.m. I thought it was military

-- Mark M.

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