- "Fortnight" is a contraction of "fourteen nights." In the United States "two weeks" is more commonly used.
- A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
- Any month that starts on a Sunday will have a Friday the 13th in it.
- England and the American colonies adopted the Gregorian calendar on September 14th, 1752; 11 days
- Flying from London to New York by Concord, due to the time zones crossed, you can arrive 2 hours before
- If the sun stopped shining suddenly, it would take eight minutes for people on earth to be aware of the fact.
- Light travels at the rate of 186,200 miles a second.
- The Gregorian calendar was introduced by Pope Gregory in 1582 AD and was adopted by Great Britain
and the English colonies in 1752.
- The monastic hours are matins, lauds, prime, tierce, sext, nones, vespers, and compline.
- There are 31,557,600 seconds in a year.