Mom: “So, having a leap second this year means instead of every minute having 60 seconds, this year one of our minutes is going to have 61.”
Eden (6): “(downcast, very downcast, with much frustration in her voice) “Oh, great. That means our quiet time is going to be even longer.”
To read up on this year’s leap second, visit http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/01/06/time-keepers-to-introduce-leap-second-june-30/.
Grammar Worksheet on Leap Seconds
and the answer key: