April’s Apocalypse

On Wednesday, April fifth, 2006,
at two minutes and three seconds
past one (a.m.) in the morning,
the time and date will be:

01:02:03 04/05/06

That won’t ever happen again. You may now return to your (? normal) life!

a?poc?a?lypse
n.

Apocalypse Abbr. Apoc. Bible. The Book of Revelation.
Any of a number of anonymous Jewish or Christian texts from around the second century B.C. to the second century A.D. containing prophetic or symbolic visions, especially of the imminent destruction of the world and the salvation of the righteous.
Great or total devastation; doom: the apocalypse of nuclear war.
A prophetic disclosure; a revelation.

[Middle English Apocalipse, from Late Latin Apocalypsis, from Greek apokalupsis, revelation, Apocalypse, from apokaluptein, to uncover : apo-, apo- + kaluptein, to cover; see kel-1 in Indo-European Roots.]

3 thoughts on “April’s Apocalypse

  1. I think timezones really mess with these things. For that matter, the whole idea of the wrold ending at unavoidably different “local” times – and even days – well. It’s unsettling, that’s all I’m saying.

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