Re: Metric Time

Wolf Read (
13 Oct 1995 21:57:14 GMT

David C. Wright wrote:
: Personally, I like the 15 Liters/Kilometer figure, resulting in a total
: consumption for the given trip of 457.5 liters (I don't even want to guess
: at what it would be in imperial). It was a bit dicey for about two years
: after Canada changed to metric, but I don't think anybody will *ever* want
: to go back. I find it amusing that, after Americans threw off most things
: British, they still cling to the Imperial system of weights and measures
: like it was a life-raft. Sooo difficult. I'm amazed they still don't use
: Chains and Furlongs (oops - they still do, don't they?).

You are so right. I firmly believe that the USA should trash the old
system and go metric. It's time for the change.

Wolf Read at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

LBNL refuses to recognize me. :)
"Distance is meaningless: It is the artificat of a limited mind."

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