Reply to post: Re: ""am" is before the meridian. "pm" is after the meridian"."

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Daniel 18

Re: ""am" is before the meridian. "pm" is after the meridian"."

"The meridian is, by definition, only an exact instant in time, when the sun is directly overhead."

The tight relationship of the meridian to local time was broken as soon as standard time, with time zones, was adopted.

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