Re: Metric Time (was Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique))
Alan Braggins (email@example.com)
Fri, 20 Oct 1995 09:22:04 GMT
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com (Pyotr Filipivich) writes:
> |Therefore 1 (British) pint of water weighs 20 ozs.
> Wait a minute - what ever happened to "a pints a pound the world
> around"? I din't think beer prices were the reference. So what gives?
There are two obvious possible explanations
i) your teachers didn't realise that "in the USA" and "the world
around" aren't actually the same thing.
ii) they realized, but lied to you anyway.