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Talk About Your Lost Days: Samoa to Completely Skip Friday

Updated: Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011, 5:24 PM EST
Published : Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011, 5:24 PM EST
(NewsCore) - On Thursday night, the residents of the Polynesian nation of Samoa will quite literally go back to the future. It will be December 29 when they go to bed and Saturday Dec 31 when they awaken -- meaning they'll skip Friday forever.
This neat bit of time travel is the result of a very contemporary concern: trade and economic relations with Pacific neighbors Australia and New Zealand, who are currently nearly a day ahead on the clock.

MORE: http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/dpps/news/offbeat/samoa-to-completely-skip-friday-dpgonc-20111228-to_16649220

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