(Public Service Announcement)
Yes, tonight you either a) lose one hours’ sleep, or, b) get to church in time to shake hands as everyone else leaves. (Sorry if that leaves your religon out, but the joke works better that way).
There is a much more interesting history to this than I had thought, and in a rare event, I must admit I was wrong! In a recent conversation with my son he was right and I was not, the idea was originally Ben Franklins’!
For an interesting and comprehensive look at Daylight Saving Time, go here.