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[aprssig] Re: Metric vs. English systems

Ken H> sailingtoo at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 11:18:38 UTC 2007


On 9/5/07, Mark Fellhauer <sparkfel at qwest.net> wrote:
> At 12:32 AM 9/5/2007, Ben Lindner wrote:
>
> >Litres not liters,
>
>
> Once again, the smugness and pedantics.  I live in the United States.  We
> use Websterian English. Isn't it odd that people who purport to be modern
> in their use of measurement hold on to middle-age non-phonetic
> spelling?  Litre is Old French.   Come join the 21st century.    Johnsonian
> English is so 1755.

Hey, even the Metric isn't as "Standarized" we'd like to think.  Just
what Mark said earlier - many different versions around the world.

Ken (K9FV)




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