Date: Thu, 02 May 2002 10:56:11 -0500 (CDT)

Author: Paul Nord

Subject: Re: units of measurement


Gee, ya think that they could-a got it into a "10-volume" report.


On Thu, 2 May 2002, James Frysinger wrote:

> The United States Metric Study, initiated in 1968 as directed by Congress,
> was completed in 1971. It's report to Congress was titled, "Report to the
> Congress: A Metric America, A Decision Whose Time Has Come". This 13-volume
> report concluded that the U.S. should go metric and should do so in a
> deliberate manner over a 10 year period through a carefully controlled
> national program.