Quote Originally Posted by Gerald C Koch View Post
I totally agree. I often asks those who advocate adoption of the metric system to try building a house using a meter stick. For many years the CGPM refused to recognize such prefixes as deca- and deci-. So the cooks deciliter was illegal as were decimeters. Hence my comment on use of a meter stick.

Of course in a way we do use the metric system since the US has redefined the inch to be exactly 2.54 cm.
Interesting so how do people build houses in other metric based countries, or have they simply stopped building houses...

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