Reply to "minutes?"

This may be true about the times with numbers divisible by 5 not having 'minutes' when being read.

However, I find there are many, many ways to deliver the time, especially by radio announcers. I think they try to find new, different and 'interesting' ways to say the time.

First, we all use the digital time: two-thirty-two, one-oh-four, eleven-fifteen, etc.

Then, I have heard all kinds of fanciness, something like these:

It's twenty-four minutes to one.
It's twenty-four minutes before one.
It's fifteen past three.
It's fifteen minutes after three.

and many more!

Let's pay attention and add some of these creative time-telling phrases to this thread.