Re: Metric Time (was Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique))
Stan Ryckman (email@example.com)
12 Oct 1995 02:10:42 -0400
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Whittet <Whittet@shore.net> wrote:
>In article <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org says...
>>In article <email@example.com>,
>>Christopher R. Volpe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>In article <email@example.com>, Whittet@shore.net (Whittet) writes:
>>>>Not at all. Miles are usually used in measuring the earth. There
>>>>are 365240 feet in a degree of latitude at the eguator. Thus the
What Whittet actually wrote was:
>>>>are 36524 feet in a degree of latitude at the eguator. Thus the
To change this quote (as if he never wrote 36524) is pretty bad. But...
[him quoting me "speaking" here]
>>A degree of latitude at the equater is roughly 60 nautical miles,
>>or about 69 statute miles, which is well more than 365240 feet.
whereas I actually wrote:
>>or about 69 statute miles, which is well more than 36524 feet.
Now, this is worse that lying. It is forgery.
I just am hoping that they have a special place in Hell for
slimes like Whittet.
HELP! I'M BEING HELD PRISONER IN A .SIGNATURE FACTORY!
Stan Ryckman firstname.lastname@example.org