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

Dave Budd (
Wed, 11 Oct 1995 11:06:52 GMT

> (Lon Stowell) writes:

>> Quick. You are 6 foot 1 inch tall. You have been strapped
>> to a pole mounted on a railroad car. The railroad car is
>> of the exact height that your feet are now exactly 1 foot
>> above the tracks.
>> You are approaching a tunnel at roughly 60 MPH.

...and I'm not doing imperial/metric conversions since, being strapped to
the pole, I'm unable to do anything about it anyway. I'm using what might be
my last few seconds to think up a snappy one-liner about it all for a.f.u.

Dave "errrrrrr ummmmmmmmmm ahhhhhhhhh maybe....... SPLAT" Budd

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