Do You Know What "AM" and "PM" Actually Stand For?

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When talking about time, we use the letters "am" and "pm" all the time. But as it turns out, most people don't know what it means.

On the Woody and Jim Show, Zac "am" stood for "after morning" and Woody said "pm" stood for "Post Malone". Many people think "am" stands for "after midnight" and "pm" stands for "post morning".

It turns out all of these are incorrect.


"AM" stands for "Ante Meridiem" which is a fancy way (it's Latin) of saying "Before Noon". "PM" stands for "Post Meridiem" which means "After Noon".

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