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It’s a hundred years since we adopted Daylight Savings Time – Daylight Slavings Time to its opponents, who included Charles Darwin – Newfoundland in fact led the way in North America, where the change was dubbed “Anderson’s time” after proponent John Anderson. Which hasn’t stopped powers-that-be from trying to make the clock “better” (anyone remember the Great Double Daylight Savings Experiment of 1988?). (image: media-cache-akO.pnimg.)

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