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

Perry B. Friedman (friedman@Xenon.Stanford.EDU)
10 Oct 1995 20:13:12 GMT

In article <>,
DaveHatunen <> wrote:
>In article <45eag9$>, MacFAQ <> wrote:
>>The person I was responding to said, and I quoted, "Your problem here was
>>converting from
>>a volumetric measurement to a weight measurement, which would have been
>>just as hard in a metric system", which is complete bullshit.
>>Weight-volume conversions are much easier in the metric system. Quick: how
>>many weight ounces of water are in 100 fluid ounces of distilled water?
>>Answer: I'd have to look it up and do some conversions. Now, how many
>>grams of water are in 1 liter of distilled water? Answer: 1000 grams.
>That's water. It's a special case. Pick some other substance.

How about trolls?