Well Charles, your notation is not the original US style I assume, so
according to the older US notation type Bud's idea would be like 21:12,
12/21, 2112 which does not fit.
----- Original Message -----
From: Charles Hill <email@example.com>
To: Bud Krueger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: MG List <email@example.com>; mg-t <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2002 6:09 AM
Subject: Re: [Fwd: Time goes bye bye !]non-lbc
> Bud Krueger wrote:
> > non lbc, but fascinating. And, it'll be here in 32 minutes!
> > As the clock ticks over from 8:01PM on Wednesday, February 20th, 2002,
> > > time will (for sixty seconds only) read in perfect symmetry. To be
> > > precise: 20:02, 20/02, 2002. It is an event which has only ever
> > > once before, and is something which will never be repeated. The last
> > > occasion that time read in such a symmetrical pattern was long before
> > > the days of the digital watch (or the 24-hour clock): 10:01AM, on
> > > January 10, 1001. And because the clock only goes up to 23.59, it is
> > > something that will never happen again.
> You don't expect the world to last unti 21:12, 21/12, 2112?
> Charles Hill
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