Most of the ones near me are not. But, as I was just telling someone on the
list, I recently drove from Boston to Quebec City for a week. It sure was
good to have both MPH and KM on my speedo.
----- Original Message -----
From: Joe Curry <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Sumner Weisman <email@example.com>
Cc: Triumphs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 1999 11:19 AM
Subject: Re: English Vs. Metric
> Not to extend this "beaten to death" thread, but I am curious how many
> of the USA listers live close to an interstate Highway that is
> calibrated in Kilometers? Lets see how much progress has been made
> toward conversion to the metric system.
> Joe Curry
> Sumner Weisman wrote:
> > Well, I guess we've beaten this one to death for a while. Like all
> > threads, I'm sure it will rear its ugly head again in a few months.
> > Two bad puns came out of it:
> > 1. How can we have an "English Vs. Metric" thread? Threads are either
> > English or Metric.
> > 2. The consensus seems to be that we are "inching" our way toward metric
> > standardization. Ouch!
> > Sumner Weisman