"Things You Wouldn't Know If We Didn't Blog Intermittently."
Slowly inching those imperial numbskulls out.
Because base-ten is so inherently evil... kill the dollar! Back to pounds, shillings, and sixpence!That's sarcasm, by the way. Just in case people don't pick up on that.
I still remember the sign in my High School science teachers lab:"Join the fight against metrics. We don't want no foreign rulers!"(tongue-in-cheek, of course)
From a comment I left on another site:I recently had to look to see how much a "dram" was. Depending on whether you're talking about weight or volume (liquid measure), the answers are different, and one is twice the other.Can I interest you in a milliliter?Lurker111
Next thing you know, they'll be insisting on teaching ARABIC numerals in U.S. schools!