Disscussing old, rare, very specific or otherwise uncommon units and measurements
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Mon Aug 28, 2006 9:35 am
can someone help me regarding exotic units of measurement?
im a writer for our school paper, they assigned me to write about exotic units/ archaic units to be exact.. here are some questions i would like to ask..
How did the units of measurements came about.
What are the old(traditional) units of measurements, like: minims, fl.scruple, fl.drachm, kilderkin, ale gallon, horsepower, slug and other popular exotic units..
You may also include conversions of these old units to the new standard units
Your help will be very much appreciated..
Fri Sep 01, 2006 10:02 am
For some information, see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metrication
There are many sites with conversions to older units of measure, including this site. Try a google search.
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