Daylight Saving Time Returns Sunday at 2 a.m.
Those words were on the front page of the Island newspaper this week, prompting me to write them a strongly worded letter. And here it is.
It has turned into a twice-a-year event for me: sending a letter to the The Beachcomber to correct whatever mention of the time change is on the front page of the paper.
Like Charlie Brown approaching the football, every April and October I am so hopeful that your copy editor will have finally gotten it straight but this week I find myself flat on my back again.
Sunday, November 4th was this year's first day of the return to Standard Time. It is not the start of Daylight Saving Time as you informed readers.
Daylight Saving Time (Not "Savings" as it appears in this week's Windemere ad) begins in the spring and ends in the fall. Standard Time begins in the fall and ends in the spring. Every year.
This year was an improvement over one October a few years ago. That week the paper printed Daylight Savings Time Returns Saturday. I'm sure they meant Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday. My letter that year was brief.
Five words. Three errors. Nice.