You will have to forgive me, as I live in a country that has not decided
if it needs to have metric or imperial standards. Thus, whilst we buy
fuel in quantities of litres, we measure distance in miles.
French housewives still ask for a pound of butter at the grocer's, all
those years after Napoleon established the metric system. They get
served with 500 grammes... (Which ain't a pound weight.)
Though I am well aware that the nautical mile is an internationally
recognised unit, I had no reason to think that the American mile should
be the same as the British imperial mile. There are many American
measures that do not equate to the old British measures.., the Bushel, for
It took me a few seconds to drop into your comment....
I discuss the Shrub in other ngs., but here restrict my comments to
topics that pertain to Merc vehicles. :)
All the best, and thanks for making me smile,
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