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Rob: The world is learning that if they want to communicate they will have to learn to speak in English. Maybe there is hope for other things also. > > Rob > > PS The people arguing against the metric system are > just repeating the same arguments which have gone on > for years and basically come down to "that's what I > grew up with and I don't want to change". My take on > the whole thing is simply that it would make economic > sense for the whole world to be using a single system > of measurement. The fact that the USA is holding out > on world standardisation is just typical of US > arrogance toward any concept that didn't originate in > the USA. > > ===== > "Argue for your limitations and sure enough, they're yours." > Richard Bach, "Illusions" > > Rob Geraghty > http://www.wordweb.com > firstname.lastname@example.org > __________________________________________________ > Do You Yahoo!? > Talk to your friends online with Yahoo! Messenger. > http://im.yahoo.com -- _____________________________________________________ J. Arthur Davis -Inkjetstores.com- Serving the world with fine art reproduction services and supplies. Email mailto:email@example.com Web Site http://www.visual-artists.com Get YOUR FREE Marketing Newsletter at http://www.visual-artists.com/ezcontact.html _____________________________________________________ - Please turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for instructions.