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

Cindy Kandolf (
17 Oct 1995 18:06:23 GMT

In article <45udi5$>
(Robert A. Uhl) writes:
> In article <45u2fb$>,
> Karl Brace <> wrote:
> >
> >What kind of beer do you drink? Most beers are only 3-8% alcohol, not
> >100% pure! They will freeze well above 0 F. A little knowledge is a
> >dangerous thing!
> But they'll not burst, which was the whole point of this exercise.

Depends. My father stored beer in an unheated garage one year, and
forgot about it when an early freeze surprised us all. I saw the
broken bottles; the ice had forced its way through the neck and
cracked the glass.

-Cindy Kandolf, certified language mechanic, mamma flodnak Trondheim, Norway
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