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O'clock SHARP!

Posted by Greykell on October 09, 2003

My 12 year old was asking me today why we say to be somewhere at something o'clock sharp. I have no idea. I know what I mean when I say it but I don't know where it came from.

Any ideas?

thanks,
Greykell Dutton
greykell@comcast.net