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

R.S.Thomas (
Tue, 10 Oct 95 21:57:11 GMT

In article <>,
David Hall <> wrote:
>You're driving at 60 mph. It's 80 miles to your destination. How
>long does it take to get there?

I'm not sure where you're posting from, but when I was out in the
states, the problem would more often seem to be.

You're weighing in at 16 stone, it's fifty yards to the shop, can you
drive there and get some beers before you feel the need for more
tortilla chips?

Rich (who was amazed to walk around a huge housing estate early evening
for over an hour and not see a single person [And this was in a good