Metric Switching

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Today, the problem with metric is the same as its always been: The benefits of switching are little , but the costs are huge. companies would have to convert values on shiping. Everyday people would have to replace their tools and waste time figuring out what it means to say it's 20 degrees Celsius outside. Like all educated people, I just assumed it made perfect sense to go metric, says Donald Hillger, president of the U.S. Metric Association, which was founded a century ago to promote conversion.
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