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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
<dcshead@charter.net>
wrote
on 29 Jul 2005 07:29:18 -0700
<1122647358.933001.50740@z14g2000cwz.googlegroups.com>:
> 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)
Apothecaries
Japanese
Chinese Imperial
Thai
Hong Kong
Old Russian
Old German
Ancient Roman
Ancient Greek
or Biblical?

http://www.convert-me.com/en/convert/weight

:-P

(BTW, I have lots of talent. 3.7 talents, in fact.)

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