What time is it?

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Blog entry by Karson posted 07-10-2007 02:42 PM 1145 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

What Time Is It?

On some air bases, the Air Force is on one side of the field and civilian aircraft use the other side of the field, with the control tower in the middle. One day the tower received a call from an aircraft asking, “What time is it?”

The tower responded, “Who is calling?”

The aircraft replied, “What difference does it make?”

The tower replied, “It makes a lot of difference. If it is an American Airlines flight, it is 3 o’clock. If it is an Air Force plane, it is 1500 hours. If it is a Navy aircraft, it is 6 bells. If it is an Army aircraft, the big hand is on the 12 and the little hand is on the 3. If it is a Marine Corps aircraft, it’s Thursday afternoon and 120 minutes to ‘Happy Hour.’”

Sorry but some of us do make clocks.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#1 posted 07-10-2007 03:17 PM

Good one, but what’s the wood and how’s it finished? LOL

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#2 posted 07-10-2007 03:22 PM

hey, I was in the Army! we could tell time, after chow, it was time to go to the bar. good one though, mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#3 posted 07-10-2007 03:37 PM

Hmmmm. I retired from the military and never once saw a Zulu.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#4 posted 07-10-2007 05:49 PM

My wrist watch says, 3 hairs past the freckle!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#5 posted 07-10-2007 05:51 PM

Don, I don’t know about the wood and finish but it sure looks like a small box!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#6 posted 07-11-2007 12:01 AM

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#7 posted 07-11-2007 05:42 AM

haven’t worn a watch in years! My stomach knows when it’s lunchtime! (and my car and cellphone make sure I’m where I’m supposed to be on time (ish)

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#8 posted 07-11-2007 05:51 AM

Hey! I thought the big hand was the hour hand!

-- John

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