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

Curt Sampson (
15 Oct 1995 13:42:21 -0700

In article <>,
DaveHatunen <> wrote:

>In article <>,
>Kai Henningsen <> wrote:
>>That certainly explains why all the measures I've seen on US products
>>bought over here have been metric ... NOT!
>And what are some of some of those products? Are they products where
>tools would be required, or products where it really doesn't matter,
>like beverages and foods?

Oh, things like this bottle of shampoo I have in my shower right
now, I'd presume. Made in the US, it proudly sports Imperial
measurements, along with a metric measurement for those of us who
have trouble converting:

8.7 oz (250 ml)

I can see that metric will never make it in the US. :-)


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