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Comment: Re:Metric Guns. (Score 1) 830 830

by GNious (#49840837) Attached to: Presidential Candidate Lincoln Chaffee Proposes That US Go Metric

Let's be honest here, going metric is just like banning guns: regardless of how you feel about the subject, the cost of changing the way it has been for hundreds of years is just too great. From road signs to revamping of labels to changing all hardware (like tools/bolts/etc) to just changing how people think about measurements.

or, don't change the roadsigns?

Comment: Re:Yes, but can it launch Waze (Score 0) 235 235

But a native English speaker (are you?) is almost certainly going to pronounce "waze" identically to "ways".

Clearly I'm not natively English, since I think it should, based on spelling, be pronounced similar to "vase" - (/vz/, /ves/, or /vez/)

The perversity of nature is nowhere better demonstrated by the fact that, when exposed to the same atmosphere, bread becomes hard while crackers become soft.