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

Gaven Miller (
14 Oct 1995 04:36:43 GMT

Joseph Askew ( wrote:
> (Matthew Hunt) writes:

> >On the highway, it takes about a minute to drive a mile. Too hard?

> Driving between Adelaide and Melbourne it takes less than
> a minute to drive two kilometres. What is hard about that?

Not getting caught by the cops.

2km per min = 120km/h = (about) 75mph.

Aren't the Aussies limited to 100km/h on the highway? So your "less than
a minute to drive two kilometres" means you exceeded 120km/h.

Hope no cop "short on their ticket quota" is reading this...