input record sepArator (equivalent of "$|" of perl)
steve at holdenweb.com
Mon Jan 3 19:14:54 EST 2005
Andrew Dalke wrote:
> Mike Meyer:
>>Trivia question: Name the second most powerfull country on earth not
>>using the metric system for everything.
> The UK?
> Before going there I thought they were a fully metric country.
> But I saw weather reports in degrees F, distances in yards
> and miles, and of course pints of beer.
> dalke at dalkescientific.com
Plus the builders quite routinely ask suppliers for things like "a meter
of two (inches) by four (inches)". They don;t care that they're getting
the closest metric equivalent, to them a 2 x 4 is still a 2 x 4.
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