Please, no more 'last word' posting on this topic. 20 posts is well over a
reasonable OT limit.
I suspect this topic is overloading many of our other readers on the list. Just
remember - every email posted here goes to close to 7000 direct email readers,
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This was done by many stations when the price of gas first exceeded
$1.00 per gallon the (all mechanical at the time) pumps couldn't handle
On 2/25/19 3:08 PM, ab2tc wrote:
> Hi again,
> Hopefully Eric will find it in his heart to let this thread continue.
> Yes, we are. Booze and wine are now sold by the liter. Curiously beer is
> generally not. In my opinion gas stations should be the next in line to
> convert. I am sure modern pumps could easily be reprogrammed to display
> liters instead of gallons. To the uneducated the price per liter would look
> like a bargain. Wow, less than a dollar! I don't think super markets would
> encounter a huge cost converting from lbs to kilos either. Probably the road
> signage would be the biggest cost problem.
> AB2TC - Knut
> k6dgw wrote
>> Yep, we're going metric ... inch by inch.
>> Fred ["Skip"] K6DGW
>> Sparks NV DM09dn
>> Washoe County
>> On 2/25/2019 2:12 PM, Jim Rhodes wrote:
>>> Well we first authorized use of the metric system in 1866, we are working
>>> on getting around to it. Don't rush us!
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