Tao of Leo Proven Right, Once Again

I was just reading about UTC and saw this tidbit of history

The official abbreviation for Coordinated Universal Time is UTC. It came about as a compromise between English and French speakers.

Coordinated Universal Time in English would normally be abbreviated CUT.
Temps Universel Coordonné in French would normally be abbreviated TUC.

UTC does not favor any particular language.

Therefore the abbreviation UTC was selected because everyone hated it equally 🤣

Tao of Leo #33

A committee that makes fair decisions will not choose the best solution, but the one everyone hates equally.

Author: justinmchase

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