The trivia-minded have been anticipating this moment for weeks: at a certain moment during lunch today, the time will be 12:34:56 7/8/9. There's nothing directly useful about that, but if you're dithering in the office on a Friday, why not try and get your inbox cleaned up in time for this occasion, which you'll probably not see again in your lifetime?
Hit Inbox Zero When 12:34:56 7/8/9 Comes Around
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