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Re: [SLE] Warning to Americans!
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2006 18:17:48 -0400
  • Message-id: <4453E60C.3000102@xxxxxxxxxx>
Doug McGarrett wrote:
> On Saturday April 29 2006 08:35, James Knott wrote:
>
>> It's amazing that Americans are still so backward as to stick with the
>> Imperial measures.
>
> We don't. The imperial gallon is 5 quarts. The US gallon is 4 quarts.
> Canadians, I believe, use the imperial gallon, or used to.
>

The above is an example of why metric is preferred. There are at least
a couple of gallons, quarts, ounces, cups and that's only talking about
liquid measure.


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