Re: Metric Time (was Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique))
Curt Sampson (email@example.com)
15 Oct 1995 13:42:21 -0700
In article <hatunenDGH61F.Dy0@netcom.com>,
DaveHatunen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>In article <5vpRAePEcsB@khms.westfalen.de>,
>Kai Henningsen <email@example.com> 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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