Daylight Saving Time
Jackie is not a proponent of daylight savings time, primarily because she forgets to “spring forward” and she arrives at church an hour late.
This error is small, but not insignificant. The phrase is daylight saving time, not savings time. The plural savings is appropriate for bank accounts or wealth accumulation; however, it is not appropriate for time.
I think people would be less inclined to add the “s” if they combined the appropriate words—daylight-saving time instead of daylight saving-time. Give it a try and let me know what you think.
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