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

Michael Kagalenko (
11 Oct 1995 21:06:18 -0400

In article <45fd6h$>, Whittet <> wrote:
]Because metric intervals require steps of ten times the previous value,
]whereas English measures allow a choice of proportions, the English measures
]are actually much easier to use in practical reckonings.

"much easier to use in practical reckonings" ? Then, I expect,
you'll have no trouble telling me how many pints are in one
cubic foot ?