Date: Wed, 6 Dec 1995 16:36:18 -0600 From: EJOHNSON[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MSUVX2.MEMPHIS.EDU Subject: Re: Time clock You've obviously not had a job where you punch a time card upon arrival and departure to verify the number of hours you'd get paid for. The machine that marks the time on the card is a time clock. Some days I wish I had that kind of job again (Not Really, I didn't mean it!) The advantage is you don't have to drag home stacks of papers to grade on a daily basis (because they never get graded the first few times you drag them home). Ellen JOhnson ejohnson[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] >From: IN%"ADS-L[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]" "American Dialect Society" 6-DEC-1995 16:17:34.24 >Subj: Time clock > >I just heard, in the lyrics to a song >by the Tractors, the expression "time clock." > >Is this a common expression? I've never heard it. > >What other kinds of "clock" are there besides >those of the "time" variety? I'm stumped. > >The Tractors, btw, are from Oklahoma. > >;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; >;Kathleen M. O'Neill ... Language Laboratory Technician I ; >;koneil1[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] ... u55354[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] ; >;:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::; >;University of Illinois at Chicago ... Language Laboratory ; >;703 South Morgan Street (M/C 042) ... Grant Hall, Room 311 ; >;Chicago, IL 60607-7025 ; >;312.996.8838 or 8836 ... 312.996.5501 FAX ; >;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;