I'm also a fan of metric Fahrenheit, and other absurdities, for daily living :) 30cm in a metric foot,90cm in a metric yard Metric Fahrenheit = 25 + 2 x Celsius. 20C = 65 MF. 25C = 75 MF. 30C = 85 MF. 1600 meters in a metric mile. And so on. My wife scoffs at me when I tell her these things. On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:24 AM, Rob Eaglestone < email@example.com> wrote: > @Gerrit: > > >> 04-mar-2014 >> > > That's how I write dates, as well. Clear and non-offensive. > > As for cooking measurements. *Apparently* (i.e. I am not an expert), > people here in the USA who "know" how to cook tend to know that a > tablespoon is 15mL (for example) and also have digital scales which do > conversions. Problem nonexistent ... assuming you know which > Imperial-based units you're using! > > > > > On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:09 AM, Gerrit Heitsch < > firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >> On 04/23/2014 03:34 AM, Clockmeister wrote: >> >>> >>> On 23/04/2014 9:15 AM, MikeS wrote: >>> >>> Given that you have plenty of European cars driving around in the US, as >>> well as being a product of US manufacturing industry conglomeration I >>> beg to differ ;-) >>> >>> What are they called, BTW? >>>> >>>> >>> We call them Torx bits/sockets but they are also known as star >>> bits/sockets in other places. >>> >> >> And I can see a number of advantages using Torx over flathead or Philips. >> It's self centering like Philips but allows much higher torque without >> slipping. >> >> I prefer to use them when I can. Bits are cheap nowadays. >> >> >> Gerrit >> >> >> >> Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list >> > > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2014-04-23 16:04:08
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