[LEAPSECS] any other parties?
keithw at mit.edu
Sun Jul 8 14:48:08 EDT 2012
Around MIT we have a tradition of trying to do a "shot" of alcohol
exactly within the leap second.
I managed this in 2008 and 2005 but am sorry to say I was attending a
wedding reception this time and did not get my alcohol consumption
quota satisfied this year.
But this is our very circumscribed celebratory tradition around these parts...
On Sun, Jul 8, 2012 at 11:24 AM, Steve Allen <sla at ucolick.org> wrote:
> At JPL I worked on the floor above Skip (whose initials are XXN, thus
> the Fortran programmers will recognize the origin of the nickname).
> I did not hold a leap second party, but Skip did.
> Did anybody else celebrate?
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