"Wyt ti'n deall y system fetrig?"

Translation:Do you understand the metric system?

3/21/2016, 12:19:05 AM



I assume this was taken from a rather old textbook!

3/21/2016, 12:19:05 AM


Gen-X in the UK probably work in a mixture of metric and Imperial; Boomers and older generally struggle with metric. It's only really Millennials who are likely to really understand metric here — and even then some things we all just know in Imperial, people's heights for example.

5/7/2018, 8:34:10 AM

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Well I'm a boomer and apart from cooking weights and for some reason my own height, I can't think in imperial at all now!

6/26/2018, 5:19:19 PM

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Don't forget the US! I learned the metric system in the '70s, but since we don't use it, I don't think in it. I have to stop and think to convert.

5/20/2018, 2:01:28 PM

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I always take the metric system for granted, but I know that you need to be very lucky if you want to discuss average car consumption in liters/kilometer in the UK....:-) And I always struggle with the miles per gallon concept......... :-)

10/19/2018, 3:42:30 PM
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