In sci.math, Don1 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote on 29 Jul 2005 07:29:18 -0700 <email@example.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?