[TriLUG] Scots, Nors & Swedes -was Re: Join Linux Global Meeting Sunday June 21 using VOIP - BerkeleyTIP
john_re at fastmail.us
Sat Jun 20 17:47:39 EDT 2009
On Sat, 20 Jun 2009 06:12:12 -0400, "Peter Neilson" <neilson at windstream.net> said:
> john_re wrote:
> > Join the friendly Linux Global [& ALL FREE SW HW & CULTURE]
> > community Meeting:
> > this Sunday, June 21, using VOIP,
> > 10A - 6P Pacific USA time [GMT - 8? 7? hours] =
> > 1P - 9P Eastern USA =
> > 6P - 2A??? GMT - Daylight savings correction? +7 hours?
> > ...
> No. -->
> 7 pm Eastern Standard is midnight GMT.
> That means 8 pm Eastern Daylight ("spring forward") is midnight GMT.
> So 1 pm to 9 pm Eastern Daylight is 1700 to 0100 GMT.
> It'll be 1800 to 0200 British Summer Time.
> Being Midsummer's Day or thereabouts, it'll require staying up nearly
> until dawn for those in the northern Scottish Isles. Further north and
> to the east, the Norwegians and Swedes will be staying up late or early,
> partying while the sun doesn't set. If I remember correctly from family
> folklore, the Swedes throw firecrackers at the Norwegians. The
> Norwegians light them and throw them back.
:) LMAO! - Fact: 1/4 of my ancestors are Swedish. ;)
Thanks, Peter, you brightened my day. :)
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