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

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.

Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one. Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage. -- Lazarus Long