Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.

This coming Sunday, the first Sunday in April, most of the US goes to Daylight Savings Time. The last Sunday in October, we go back to Standard Time.

What's wrong with this?

Notice that the nation spends less than half the year on 'standard' time. So why isn't Daylight Savings Time considered Standard Time—which it is—and Standard Time renamed? To Winter Adjustment Time, or something. Early AM Extra Daylight Time. Seasonal Affective Disorder Time. I Don't Care What The Fuck Time It Is Because The Fucking Snow Is Six Feet High And Black From Cars Splashing Grime On It And The Kids Keep Tramping Icy Black Crap Into The House And I'm Ready To Kill Them And It's Still Eight Weeks Until The Fucking Vernal Equinox Time. Whatever.

See, Cory Doctorow should have named his novel Eastern Daylight Tribe.

Just sayin'.


meaning: comparison

比較 == hikaku == (noun which can take する to act as a verb) comparison
比較文学 == hikakubungaku == comparative literature

Left radical is 'vehicle' (車), right is 'exchange' (交). Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Exchange vehicles for comparison.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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