Clock Time

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How do I write clock times?

Clock Time

The following rules apply:

8 p.m. (not 8:00 p.m.)
4 o'clock in the morning (or 4 a.m.) but NOT 4 o'clock a.m.
9:00 in the morning (not 9 in the morning)



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