Re: [gardeners] Metrication, was Manure and food safety

margaret lauterbach (
Fri, 22 Jan 1999 13:55:48 -0700

>I think that's the crux of the issue.  That, and a sort of free-floating
>paranoia that the metric system is some sort of a "communist plot" or
>something.  ;-)  I've actually had people tell me that the metric system
>is a sin because the bible mentions inches, not meters.  (huh?)

Sure.  Eleventy seven inches equals one cubit.  Ten cubits equal one
zirconia.  Everyone knows that.  Margaret L