Re: a dumb query? pls humor me
On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 04:03:43PM -0500, Michael Pobega wrote:
> > We really are off topic now aren't we?
> Off-topic from an off-topic thread? What an oxymoron.
Well, the thread is entitled "Re: a dumb query? pls humor me"
> And yeah, teachers always say that we'll be switching to the metric
> system but it will never happen. I'm still in high school and my economics
> teacher says that all of the time.
I heard the US switched to the metric system some time ago, and that the
inch is now *defined* as 2.54 cm as a transition measure.