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

DaveHatunen (
Tue, 10 Oct 1995 19:16:22 GMT

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.


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