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

Will Rose (
25 Oct 1995 08:30:00 GMT

Robert A. Uhl ( wrote:

: Excellent book: Reading the Numebrs, by Mary Blocksma. She
: advocates metric, but does list the old units as well. She regards
: the system of doubling as ridiculous, althoug I can hardly see how it
: is any worse than multiplying by ten (for which there is no word,
: BTW).

Use decimate, and stand on your head while you say it.