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Topic: Weight is a farce
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The Ghost In The Machine

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Re: Weight is a farce
Posted: Jul 29, 2005 12:00 PM
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In sci.math, Don1
on 29 Jul 2005 07:29:18 -0700
> The metric system made weight a farce:
> Now everything's weighed in grams, kilograms, and pounds-mass. Half of
> the people can't even correctly spell the metric unit of force; no
> wonder the "kilo" and liter are used so much.
> Don

Don't like the metric system? Great! What'll it be?

Avoirdupois (US)
Troy (precious metals)
Chinese Imperial
Hong Kong
Old Russian
Old German
Ancient Roman
Ancient Greek
or Biblical?


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