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

firebug (
18 Oct 1995 21:01:27 GMT

In article <4619uo$>,
Paul Schlyter <> wrote:
>In article <1995Oct17.094417@cantva>,
>Peter Metcalfe <> wrote:
>>In article, (Mike Fee) writes:
>>> [snip]
>>> Thus Wayn: "kilometre" is 1000 metres - or about 6/10 miles for the
>>> metrically challenged; ...
>>What are they smoking at Industrial Research?
>>A kilometre is 5/8th of a mile.
>You're both wrong! A km is 1/10 of a (swedish) mile.....

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