Re: Metric Time (was Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique))

Matthew Hunt (
9 Oct 1995 11:30:13 GMT

Joseph Askew ( wrote:

> In article <459uep$> (Matthew Hunt) writes:
> >On the highway, it takes about a minute to drive a mile. Too hard?
> Driving between Adelaide and Melbourne it takes less than
> a minute to drive two kilometres. What is hard about that?

Absolutely nothing. However, the article to which I responded suggested
that the metric system is superior for making this conversion. My point was
that even in the English system, the conversion is trivial.

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