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[aprssig] Metric vs English Systems

Derek Koonce derek at dkoonce.com
Tue Sep 4 13:02:59 UTC 2007


England still uses British units - miles, etc.

Derek Koonce
KE6JTP



Earl Needham wrote:
> At 01:44 AM 9/4/2007, Michael Carey wrote:
>> Yes, I was just trying to emphasize the rest of the world when it 
>> comes to SI, basically it's the USA standing by itself when it comes 
>> to miles, inches, feet, pounds.
>
>         Not to argue, but why then do all the Englishmen I've ever 
> asked tell me they still think in miles, feet, etc.?  Something I've 
> wondered about for quite some time.
>
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