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View Diary: Yes, We Can: 10 Things Americans Need to Quit Whining About and Just Do Already (58 comments)

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  •  Uniformity w/ world is important (1+ / 0-)
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    Geenius at Wrok

    Look, I think the metic system is way easier as well.  But there's no reason, other than uniforimity with the rest of the world, to switch.  We've gotten along fine without it so far.  And think of the costs it would take to switch.

    Actually, there are huge costs associated with NOT switching, as well.

    Simple things such as metric wrenches not fitting American cars hurt our ability to export to other countries.

    Army 1st Lt. Ehren T. Watada, Lt. Cdr USN Matthew Diaz, SPC Eli Israel: true American heroes.

    by sdgeek on Thu Jul 17, 2008 at 11:18:12 AM PDT

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