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Comment: Re:Not so bad to have different systems. (Score 1) 2288

by daeley (#35898282) Attached to: Why Does the US Cling To Imperial Measurements?

Actually, they don't even have a consistent way to name themselves - "American" actually applies for a lot more people than the ones dwelling (or born) in the USA.

The USA is the only country with America in its name, so at least there is some rationality to it, unlike clinging to Imperial measurements. Then there are North Americans and South Americans, even Central Americans depending on your geography.

"Bond reflected that good Americans were fine people and that most of them seemed to come from Texas." - Ian Fleming, "Casino Royale"

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