[LEAPSECS] Leap second on analog watch

Clive D.W. Feather clive at davros.org
Thu Jan 26 07:30:54 EST 2012

Rob Seaman said:

> 'The clock is entirely accurate only once every five minutes. The rest of the time, the pendulum may seem to catch or stop, and the lights may lag or, then, race to get ahead. According to Taylor, this erratic motion reflects life's "irregularity".'


> I presume "4 times an hour" was referring to the five minute cadence,

Yes: my memory was that it was every 15 minutes, not every 5.

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