January 14th, 2010 UTC

I never really questioned why the acronym of Coordinated Universal Time was mixed up.  It turns out that English speakers wanted CUT (Coordinated Universal Time) and French speakers wanted TUC (Temps Universel Coordonné) – so they finally settled on UTC!

It’s at times like this that I wish that I had managed to fit comments into my blog – I’m sure they would be going CRAZY.