Quote Originally Posted by cliveh View Post
Why not call a faucet a tap? It is a more simple name and have the USA ever thought about going metric? It makes more sense.
Because then we would have to admit someone else is right...

Metric! Our money is metric, that's all that is needed. We tried going metric once. All that meant was having to own two sets of tools to work on one stupid car. And one very expensive Mars probe augering into the planet. We know how far a mile is. When we try to make it meteres we bump into things... Like the ground.