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Re: digital camera Q



On Thursday 26 October 2006 05:29, Nigel Henry wrote:
> On Thursday 26 October 2006 13:37, Grumpy_Penguin wrote:
> > On Thursday 26 October 2006 04:24, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > On Wednesday 25 October 2006 23:18, Grumpy_Penguin wrote:
> > > > On Wednesday 25 October 2006 14:17, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > > > On Wednesday 25 October 2006 21:32, Robin Laing wrote:
> > > > > > 16 or 20 ounces to a pint, depending on where you are.  Of course
> > > > > > the ounces are different.  I have yet to see a litre be different
> > > > > > than a litre.
> > > > >
> > > > > A pint of water
> > > > > weighs a pound and a quarter
> > > >
> > > > thought it was "A Pint is a Pound The World around"
> > >
> > > I don't know where that comes from, but it just isn't true.  Ask the
> > > lady in your life how many fluid ounces in a pint - if she cooks/bakes
> > > she will tell you that there are 20.
> >
> > I cook and bake [my ex taught me] and I use 16 fl oz =pint
> > http://www.convert-me.com/en/convert/cooking
>
> Both 20 fl oz =pint , and 16 fl oz=pint are correct, depending whether you
> are living in the US, or the UK.
>
> The cooking conversion page is wrong with saying that the conversions apply
> to the US, and British measures. The weight conversions apply to both, but
> the liquid conversions only apply to the US.
>
> The page "capacity and volume" makes that clear, where there are
> conversions for both US, and UK imperial measures.
>
> There is a big difference in the size of the US gallon compared to the UK
> imperial one, but the comparison between the US fl oz, and the UK imperial
> one is slight. Both gallons= 8 pints, and here comes the rub. A pint of
> beer in the UK has more beer in it than a pint of beer in the US.
>
> btw. beers cheaper in France.
yes but it is French beer
>
> Nigel.


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