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See? See how confusing it all is? Just call it 1 liter, or 2 liters and be done with it....
 

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Metric is simple

I love it for mass and distance but I smell sawdust burning when trying to do torque or stress strain. I’m just too used to footpounds. Newton meters sounds like a cookie

The fact that there is cross over is the winning argument 1 liter of water is also 1 kg weight is a little cleaner than a gallon is 8.33 pounds
 

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The way I see metric vs Imperial is metric is simple to use and Imperial requires some work, simple thing for simple minds...
 

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Well shit. I guess I better come up with another cartoon to get this thread back on track.

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look out!! here comes another one!!
revenge of the cartoonists!
 

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I love it for mass and distance but I smell sawdust burning when trying to do torque or stress strain. I’m just too used to footpounds. Newton meters sounds like a cookie

The fact that there is cross over is the winning argument 1 liter of water is also 1 kg weight is a little cleaner than a gallon is 8.33 pounds
There it is.
 
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Well, I'll be darned. I was really pissed at her. Now I'd like to shake her hand. :beer:
 

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I wasn't either. I didn't start 'thinking' metric until I started carving plates. It was an 'Ah HA!' moment for me. I struggled with math from the beginning.


It's like knowing two different languages when one will do.

US manufacturer's didn't want to afford the cost to change. So now they afford the cost to buy twice the tools. US car manufacturers have Mitsubishi engines with metric bolts and US lug nuts.

My work requires me me to have the ability.
 

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I love it for mass and distance but I smell sawdust burning when trying to do torque or stress strain. I’m just too used to footpounds. Newton meters sounds like a cookie

The fact that there is cross over is the winning argument 1 liter of water is also 1 kg weight is a little cleaner than a gallon is 8.33 pounds
"And a Pint and a Pound is same world 'round".
 

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There it is.

You have to slug it out in the English system.

And then to know the difference between the U. S. Survey foot and the International foot. It matters.
 

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And then to know the difference between the U. S. Survey foot and the International foot. It matters.
I bet it is the same when someone gets kicked in the ass with either.
o_O
 

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very apropos for today's comic world we're livin in brother mountain.

BF
 

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^ Is Biden the mumbly classroom teacher?
 

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A man walks into a store with his eight-year-old son. They happen to walk by the condom display, and the boy asks, "What are these, Dad?"

To which the man matter-of-factly replies, "Those are called condoms, son. Men use them to have safe sex."

"Oh I see." replied the boy pensively. "Yes, I've heard of that in health class at school."

He looks over the display and picks up a package of 3 and asks, "Why are there 3 in this package." The dad replies, "Those are for high school boys. One for Friday, one for Saturday, and one for Sunday."

"Cool!" says the boy. He notices a 6 pack and asks "Then who are these for?"

"Those are for college men." the dad answers, "TWO for Friday,TWO for Saturday, and TWO for Sunday."

"WOW!" exclaimed the boy; "Then who uses THESE?" he asks, picking up a 12 pack.

With a sigh, the dad replied, "Those are for married men. One for January, one for February, one for March........"
 

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A man walks into a store with his eight-year-old son. They happen to walk by the condom display, and the boy asks, "What are these, Dad?"

To which the man matter-of-factly replies, "Those are called condoms, son. Men use them to have safe sex."

"Oh I see." replied the boy pensively. "Yes, I've heard of that in health class at school."

He looks over the display and picks up a package of 3 and asks, "Why are there 3 in this package." The dad replies, "Those are for high school boys. One for Friday, one for Saturday, and one for Sunday."

"Cool!" says the boy. He notices a 6 pack and asks "Then who are these for?"

"Those are for college men." the dad answers, "TWO for Friday,TWO for Saturday, and TWO for Sunday."

"WOW!" exclaimed the boy; "Then who uses THESE?" he asks, picking up a 12 pack.

With a sigh, the dad replied, "Those are for married men. One for January, one for February, one for March........"
The daddiest of dad jokes. Love it.
 

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Ehhh…I’d bet most “rich” people are
Miserable. Don’t get me wrong….beats the heck out of poverty and barely surviving, but I’d take comfortable and happy any day. Mo money mo problems.
 

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Nancy Pelosi was visiting a primary school in Tampa recently and visited a grade 4 class. They were in the middle of a discussion related to words and their meanings.

The teacher asked Mrs Pelosi if she would like to lead the discussion on the word “ tragedy.” So our illustrious Democrat asked the class for an example of a “tragedy.”

One little boy stood up and offered, “If my best friend, who lives on a farm, is playing in a the field and a tractor runs over and kills him, that would be a tragedy.”

No, said Pelosi, “ That would be an accident.”

A little girl raised her hand, “If a school bus carrying 50 children, drove off a cliff killing everyone, that would be a tragedy.”

“I’m afraid not”, Pelosi explained, “ that would be a great loss.”

The room went silent, and no other child volunteered. Pelosi searched the room. “Isn’t there someone here who can give me an example of a tragedy?”

“And can you tell me why that would be a tragedy?”

Finally at the back of the room little Sam raised his hand. The teacher held her breath. In a quiet voice he said, “If the plane carrying you was struck by “friendly fire” missile and blown to smithereens that would be a tragedy.

“Fantastic!”, exclaimed Pelosi, “Thats right and can you tell me why that would be a tragedy?”

“Well”, said Sam, “It has to be a tragedy, because it sure as hell wouldn’t be a great loss … and you can bet your ass it wouldn’t be an accident either!”
 

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