'Daylight Saving Time' or 'Daylight Savings Time'?
What do you call the period of time that ends at 2 a.m. on Nov. 4? But whatever you call it, it's coming this Sunday.
Those 7:30 a.m. commutes will get darker before they get lighter. Officially, daylight saving time doesn’t end until Sunday, Nov. 4, at 2 a.m.
Yes, the correct term is daylight saving time, not daylight savings time. Chances are, however, you call it daylight savings time (Note: Answer our poll below.); most of us have been conditioned to add the "s."
Remember, you’ll “fall back” and set your clocks back one hour (More sleep!). Many electronic devices automatically adjust when daylight saving time begins or ends.
When you change your clocks in the fall and spring, it’s also a good time to change smoke detector batteries and check to make sure devices are in working order.
You can find a new smoke detector and batteries at these Minnetonka locations:
Arizona, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, U.S. Virgin Islands and American Samoa do not observe Daylight Saving Time.
It begins again on March 10, 2013 (Less sleep—Boo!).
After answering our poll, tell us in the comments which part of daylight saving time is your least favorite.