African time


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African time

n
slang South African unpunctuality
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The organization of African time was even more severely truncated.
Ethiopian's new schedule is covered on daily afternoon flights departing at 1545 hours East African time, with an additional five flights departing at the same airport (KIA) in the early morning at 0330 East African time.
We would start an entire argument around his African time mentality and he would shut me up with something like, "punctuality is the virtue of the bored," or "the early bird gets the worm but the second mouse gets the cheese.
In a few days, I was on South African time," he told attendees at a meeting on sleep medicine sponsored by the American College of Chest Physicians.
In a few days, I was on South African time," he told those attending a meeting on sleep medicine sponsored by the American College of Chest Physicians.
But in the early hours of yesterday his heart began to fail and he died at 0100 (11pm Friday GMT) South African time.
As things stand, we usually receive fields and other relevant information for UK race meetings at about 6pm South African time the day before.
He said: ``The Australian High Commissioner for Zimbabwe is meeting with the Australian players at 7: 30pm South African time and he will be bringing them up to date with the latest situation in Bulawayo.
The newspaper said the long-haul flights to Australia and New Zealand were causing players serious jet-lag - whereas European time is broadly in line with South African time.
10am South African time, while Webster follows him 40 minutes later, with both Broadhurst and Baker both due to go out much later in the morning.
But remember: South African time is seven hours ahead of U.
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