Does anyone remember calling POPCORN to get the time? The above linked article tells about how the system came to be, and how and why it worked. It is a fascinating article. The number became obsolete fairly recently, since many of the current clocks set themselves, based on satellites and such. This is definitely worth reading.
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I am a busy mom to two mini adult children. I am learning to do things that don't revolve around their schedules, and I am doing things for myself now. I am trying to bounce back after a difficult time, and it's slow going. View all posts by Denise