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trønderen23-Aug-23 4:58
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I am not sure when Norway abandoned Imperial units - it must be close to 100 years ago. Still noone will blink if your refer to two-by-four or two-by-six. I was surprised to see a carpenter's folding rule that did not have cm on one side, inches on the other; they always had, at least a few years ago, and everybody refers to them as "tommestokk" - "inch rod". For bikes, the wheels are still described by their diameter in inches. Kicksled ("spark") size is given in feet (the length of the rails). We have forgotten the proper use of " and ' though, so frequently you see kicksleds advertised of size 6" or 7" - that would be a suitable size for a doll Smile | :)

Mixed units is not common, though! I must admit that I dislike when geographical coordinates are given in a form such as 63° 15' 25.3356" - What has .3356 to do there, decimal fractions mixed into a base 60 number system?? But this format is becoming more and more widespread. Even worse is when you do not go down to seconds, but specify the position as 63° 15.4222' - that is like talking about centiminutes or millihours.

Maybe I am the only one thinking it strange. Sure: I do accept milli-, micro and nano-seconds, but those units are hardy ever used together with days, hours and minutes. The xxx-seconds is like a world of its own. In theory, there is no difference between time milliseconds and arc milliseconds, but in practice, the use is quite different. (You wouldn't even use the term 'millisecond' when talking about arcs, would you?)
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