Distance and the British way of doing things

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    Forget metric! Gotta go all out and use SI.
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    SI is metric for distance, and mass, right?

    I don't see people moving to Kelvin over Centrigrade any time soon though.

    Would be nice to have speeds in m/s, but i don't see that happening either.
    Last edited by Clyde; 07-13-2003 at 08:22 AM.

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    Think people might be a bit wary about saying its 300 degrees out, eh?
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    And Deutsche male porn stars, significantly more endowed.
    In fact, that goes for all germans and has nothing to do with different measurement systems
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