Originally Posted by edlib
Heh heh... I'm
always amazed that we're still
not on the metric system here in this day and age... but there you go.
I feel that's rather telling of our national distrust and casual rejection of all things scientific. But let's not go into that either...
Supposedly changing our standards of measurement would incur costs to companies of some amount. I don't see the problem though, as we're taught both in schools.
That, and the metric system just doesn't sound as good in casual speech in my opinion.