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The USA is only one of three countries which don't approve of metrication

06-18-2015 02:05 PM by Don Butler | 25 comments »

Metrication, or metrification, if you will, is now in use all over the world with only three holdouts. They are Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) and Liberia and the United States.As far back as the 1800s metric standards were considered as the basis for a worldwide standard.SI as it is known (short for Le Système International d’Unités) is actually being practiced by many manufacturers and service companies in the US. and metric measures are now recognized in the common market place. Almost everyone knows what a liter of soda is, for example. Its interesting to note that the contents of that unopened one liter bottle weigh about one kilogram (commonly call a “kilo”).But...

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