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

Lawrence E. McKnight (
Wed, 18 Oct 1995 20:21:33 GMT (Joseph Francis Nebus) wrote:

> Might I suggest, that as this thread has dragged on now since
>roughly three months before the O.J. Simpson trial started at the end of
>the Mesozoic era, and it has attracted enough loonies arguing for the
>Imperial system and enough rational folks arguing for Metrics, that it
>deserves to be given its very own special little newsgroup where the
>entire krunking debate may be taken, put into a neat little package,
>and ideally lost in the dresser somewhere?
> Thank you.
> Joseph Nebus
> BTW...I remember at one point reading that there was a custom name
>for the volume of 1 cubic meter, but can't recall it and don't see it used
>anyplace (and I refer not to the kiloLiter, thank you). Anyone know what
>this was? I believe it was one syllable, possibly starting with an "s."
>Anyone crossposting *this* to a crossword puzzle group will be beaten with
>39.37-inch sticks.

Larry McKnight
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