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Old 02-11-2009, 01:44 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Personally, I think the metric system's just as confusing as the one we have. Everything's in 10s, so you have to depend on prefixes to tell what's what, and they all sound alike: kilo-, milli-, micro- whatever. Then when you do get something down, like centigrade degrees (which is at least a halfway sensible name, being that it has 100 degrees between freezing & boiling) they go change the name on you. "Celsius"? What the heck does that mean? Confusion reigns.
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