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Re: digital camera Q



On Saturday 28 October 2006 03:36, Tim wrote:
> Dotan Cohen:
> >> Snails have one foot. People have two. Dogs have
> >> four. I've _never_ heard of anything with three feet!
>
> I don't think that's the basis.  When I look at ye olde measurements,
> there's one thing that I do notice, the unit sizes are convenient sizes
> to measure things in.  The inch is not too big, not too small, quite a
> good base unit for measuring something in.  Likewise, with the foot, and
> being reasonably good at estimating the size of things bigger than a
> foot.  A yard, as the next size up, is a convenient length to measure
> certain things with.
>
I totally agree.  Mathematically, metric is good.  Practically, you can't beat 
Imperial.

Anne

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