Date: Tue, 30 Nov 1993 13:59:33 EST From: Dan Mosser Subject: noon and points around it So "half-past noon" works for some...I find that interesting because the other day my brother said "quarter to noon" and it struck me as odd; when I asked him about it, he said it sounded odd to him too. So I wasn't sure whether it might be purely a performance error, or an incipient neomorphism, or what. Can those of you for whom "half-past noon" is OK buy quarter-to or ten'til noon? Dan Mosser