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Re: [SLE] Warning to Americans!
  • From: jfweber@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 1 May 2006 16:36:49 -0400
  • Message-id: <200605011636.53287.jfweber@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
into electronic streams flowing thru the cosmos On Sunday 30 April 2006
8:25 pm, Rob Unsworth wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Apr 2006, Mike McMullin wrote:
> > On Sun, 2006-04-30 at 12:21 -0400, Nick Zentena wrote:
> > > On Sunday 30 April 2006 12:17, Paul W. Abrahams wrote:
> > > > I just changed the oil in my Toyota. The fitting on the plug
> > > > takes a 3/16" wrench. Should I buy a new car in order to be
> > > > able to use my metric wrenches to change the oil?
> > >
> > > Damn my almost 20 year old Jeep uses mostly metric. You sure the
> > > fitting is 3/16ths and not some metric size?
> >
> > 4mm?
>
> The metric and imperial sizes up to 10mm(3/8") are interchangable,
> above that there are noticible differences.
>
> Australia changed to the metric monetary system in 1966 and the
> metric measuring system commenced being phased in about two years
> later. Does that mean we are a superior race.

Note, country Identifications are NOT Racial.. there are only a few
"Races" in the world. It is a very broad "class characteristic" IIRC
Rather like "animal, vegetable, or mineral"

--
j
"There's a woman goin' crazy on Caroline Street Stoppin' every man that
she does meet
Sayin' if you'll be gentle if you'll be sweet I'll show you my place on
Caroline Street" Song lyric

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