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They instead intend on keeping the outdated imperial system that no other relevant country uses.
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>>16064
Require the world to use English.
Then we'll use metric.
Both are forms of communication, meet us in the middle.
Otherwise fuck yourself.
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Unironically, mandatory military service. The army is running the metric system these days, and it would also go a long way towards unfucking the average American.
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>>16064
can't.
That dates back to the hate of the english for the French Empire that was very powerful.
All this was the object of negociation.

- meter is SI unit (even if yes, in daily life, US Americans use feet, etc)
- but the deal said that the french for that would give up the Paris origin meridian, and give it to Greenwich.

true story.
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>>16074
>The army is running the metric system these days
US Army, eh?
Nice.
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>>16111
Not for heights/lengths and weights, but distances/ranges are running on the metric system.
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>>16139
ok.
Also for aviation, even french pilots use feets. Apparently it's an international convention.
We still get ballet and diplomacy vocabulary.





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