Date: Tue, 30 Nov 1993 16:01:19 CST From: Mike Picone Subject: Re: noon and points around it `Ten to noon' is definitely okay by me. `Quarter to noon' less so, but I think `quarter' has less liberty in association with `noon': `quarter after noon' for example lends to confusion. `Quarter after midnight', on the other hand, is perfectly okay. Mike Picone U Alabama