"By international agreement, the world's timekeepers, in order to keep their official atomic clocks in step with the world's irregular but gradually slowing rotation, have decreed that a Leap Second be inserted between 2008 and 2009"
After reading it half to my mom who was also reading it over my shoulder; at the same time we both said; "How do you get that job!?!"
Besides the fact that that would be a totally awesome job what was so funny was that we said it at the same time. After that my mom walked off to bed and as I was copying the link to save for this very blog she opened her door and said; "I think that deserves a blog." Ha, great minds think way too much alike!
Here's the whole article 2009 to Arrive Not a Second Too Soon