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(Mental Floss)   News: There is a U.S. Metric Program office in Washington. FARK: Number of employees: 2   (mentalfloss.com) divider line 5
    More: Interesting, U.S. Metric Program, U.S. Metric, U.S., President Gerald Ford, NIST, converters  
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2013-05-21 08:38:39 AM  
2 votes:
Shouldn't they have 10?
2013-05-21 01:00:42 PM  
1 votes:
How much could we have saved if we'd switched decades ago and NOT slammed a multibillion dollar piece of equipment into the surface of Mars because of an imperial vs metric mix up?
2013-05-21 12:01:54 PM  
1 votes:
The metric system is quite popular in many inner cities.
2013-05-21 10:53:35 AM  
1 votes:
I'm old enough to remember Pepsi in half-gallon glass bottles.
2013-05-21 10:06:04 AM  
1 votes:

beantowndog: Shouldn't they have 10?


They do, in base 2.
 
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