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

MacFAQ (
12 Oct 1995 10:18:25 -0400 (DaveHatunen) wrote:
> In article <45g945$>, MacFAQ <>
> wrote:
>>Another reason the metric system is better: the main units of volumetric
>>measure span a small range of volumes. Measuring tiny volumes requires
>>small fractions. Measuring large volumes requires using a large number
>>digits. The metric system has things like microliters and megaliters to
>>deal with the extremes.
>Ever heard of a dram?

Sure, but it's a unit of weight, not volume. What's your point?

Les "point 125 ounces on the apothecary system, that's what a dram is"