On 21 Mai, 18:54, Bart Goddard <goddar...@netscape.net> wrote: >> Peter <Peter.Lusc...@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> P. S. Interestingly Alpha gave a different answer when I asked: >> Bart to Goddard | 6525 km (kilometers) | 7 hours 20 minutes >> An American engine which knows the metric system! >> This by itself means innovation ;-))
> As an American, I'm not too familiar with this godless, communard > metric system, so could you explain how the conversion from 9 hours > to 7 hours 20 minutes works?
Well, that's easy. If you use the metric system you drive a Porsche but when you use the United States customary system (also called the Imperial system because standardized by the British Empire) you drive a Buick or a Saturn.