The planksip® clock was created using a primus paeon rhythm. Also known as a quartus paeon or fourth paeon, this metrical foot was used for the rhythm of time is the same as the Greek term; peon and comes from Latin for foot soldier. The meanings for paeon contain their own unique irony. A paeon (pronounced PEE-in or PEE-on) is a four-syllable metrical foot in prosody. Anyone who doesn’t analyze poetry will never have use for the word.