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How To Elevate Your Confusion

, , , | Right | August 21, 2020

I work for the chamber of commerce in Idyllwild, California. I get a call from a woman.

Caller: “What is the elevation there in Idyllwild?”

Me: “5300 feet. We are a mile high.”

Caller: “Oh. Okay. Well, what is the elevation in the summertime?”

Me: “Uh… the elevation is the same all year round, ma’am.”

Caller: “How do you know?”

Me: “Because our analysis showed that switching to daylight saving time instead was more cost-effective.”

Caller: “Oh, okay, thank you.”

Me: “You’re very welcome.”

She hung up. I thunked my head on the desk, laughing.

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