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

DaveHatunen (
Fri, 13 Oct 1995 14:12:48 GMT

In article <45jpra$>,
David H. Lee <davelee@davelee> wrote:
>: Methinks that any who advocates metric numbers is in the wrong
>: business.
>Okay, lets see *you* do classical mechanics and E&M using imperial units.
>Hmmm lbs.. is that force or mass? hmm. whats a slug?
>horsepower?! what does a horse have to do with power?

When I first entered engineering school we did all calculations in
pounds and slugs and stuff. Whatever the metric system's present day
international validity, the fact is that America was built on teh old
system, and it served its purpose quite well.

So what's your point?

I say we should switch to the Potrzebie System, myself.


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