European Summer Time

Every year, Europe changes its clocks to summer time on the last Sunday of March, which is today.
Some people have trouble remembering which direction they should turn their clocks.
In Sweden we say you should think of your barbeque grill to remember correctly: in springtime you take it out (turn the clock forward) and in the autumn you bring it back (turn the clock back). This sounds good in Swedish but not perfect in English.
In English, you simply have to remember the phrase “spring forward, fall back” to remember which way to turn your clock.

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2 Responses to European Summer Time

  1. Maggie says:

    Those sayings sound quite similar! How interesting. :)

  2. Syrane says:

    How is it said in swedish? I know some swedish.. :–) curious to know!

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