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

Joshua Hesse (
11 Oct 1995 15:33:16 GMT

Perry B. Friedman (friedman@Xenon.Stanford.EDU) wrote:
: 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?

Those little plastic toys?

*They* aren't liquid.(well maby if you melt them.....)