The Unit (was: One-upsmanship (was: Secret Mac))

From: Sean 'Captain Napalm' Conner <>
Date: Fri Apr 19 23:07:42 2002

It was thus said that the Great Tony Duell once stated:
> Still, what do you expect from a system of units where one of the base
> units -- by its very name -- is clearly 1000 times something else (I am
> thinking of the kilogram, of course)

  I thought the gram was the base unit, which is one cubic centemeter of
water at 4 Celcius (when water is at its most dense).

  -spc (Okay, so maybe kilogram is the most convenient unit here ... )
Received on Fri Apr 19 2002 - 23:07:42 BST

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