Friday, 9 January 2009

Converting to Metric

I have a difficult time explaining the metric system to yanks... and thanks to this Mich's post (that by accurately describes the Windows 7 beta) I found this beauty from xkcd.com (click on it to enlarge)
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I must confess I never thought of "reference points" as a means to explain the metric system, but it actually makes a lot of sense.

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