Re: Metric Time (was Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique))
Tue, 10 Oct 1995 23:35:10 GMT

In article <45ek4o$2l6@nntp.Stanford.EDU>, friedman@Xenon.Stanford.EDU (Perry B. Friedman) writes:
>In article <>,
>DaveHatunen <> wrote:
>>In article <45eag9$>, 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?
What's the density of a troll (nighttime and daytime value)?

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