Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for April 30, 2013
NATE: It's getting late. I'm gonna head towards home. FRANCIS: Not "towards." NATE: Hm? FRANCIS: There's no "s." It's toward not towards. NATE: Whatever. FRANCIS: "Whatever?" Doesn't it bother you when people use the wrong word? NATE: I could care less. FRANCIS: Cripes.
One of my pet peeves (and I have a few of them) is that 12 a.m. is noon and 12 p.m. is midnight. It is up to and including the hour. 1 second after is the next a.m. or p.m.