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Originally posted by whitewave
It's fine for banking but not for astronomy, quantum physics, higher education subjects.
Originally posted by spellbound
reply to post by dodadoom
Actually, it is not American arrogance.
It results from some other idiot who thought it would be a good idea to fix something that was working - a really bad idea.
It's what 300 million people are used to and it's not like America using inches effects the rest of the world...
In modern (short scale) English language usage, it is usually called a billion (although in many other languages and long scale usage, a billion means 1,000,000,000,000 - a million millions).
Originally posted by Stillalive
thank you for this thread,im tired of america using theyr mp/h system,they always have to be the wrong side, cant they just use meterics like the rest of us