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Thread #107159   Message #2219774
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
20-Dec-07 - 01:25 PM
Thread Name: BS: weight measurment
Subject: RE: BS: weight measurment
1 kilo = 2.2 pounds approx.
1 km = 0.6 mile approx.

I keep these two conversions in my otherwise metric-free head; they deal with those little conversion nuisances in the grocery, or on the highway.

Stones absent in North America except in the heads of visiting Englishmun.