Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2003 04:57:55 -0500
From: Malcolm  <>
Subject: Re: 1985 2 door turbo aero silver

On Thu, 27 Mar 2003 21:21:04 +0000, Grunff <> wrote: >Paul Halliday wrote: > >> Well, I sure as sh*t ain't walking into my local to ask for a .45L of Best. > >Or even 0.568 litres - if you are indeed after a full pint glass. The entire metric system is not "human friendly". It was an ego thing that a little corsican put over on the French only they missed the humour. The metric system may appear easier because of its decimal base but the factor "five" as in five times two euquals ten makes it unnatural. Inches, feet and yards use two and three as prime factors which make it very easy to "eyeball" Malcolm Mason

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