I Can Do Metric and Imperial

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support

    Ausable Chasm

    I recently visited AuSable Chasm, which is in Keeseville, NY, a fairly short distance from the Canadian border. During one of the guided tours, we found that there were four groups in the tour: my family (from Schenectady, NY); a group from Rochester, NY; a group from Quebec...
    ECEP ECEP
    36-40, M
    Jul 20, 2012

    Sure

    I grew up in England, so I can do both. I buy my milk in Pints, and measure in centimetres. I will admit I find metric alot more easier, but feel it's useful to know both anyway. With imperial, I know it, but usually forget the numbers and just estimate how many feet are in a...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Dec 2, 2007

    Imperial Vs. Us Vs. Metric

    A lot of people don't realize that the US is not on imperial measures, but on our own variant. Most measures agree, but measures of volume are different.  An imperial ounce is 0.96 US ounces; and where an imperial pint is 20 imperial ounces, a US pint is 16 US ounces.  As such...
    ECEP ECEP
    36-40, M
    Jul 20, 2012
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