Re: Converting to old fashioned units
3 was good enough for God, so why man feels it needs decimals is beyond me.
Ah, was Hiram inspired when designing/building his tank, or was Satan whispering in his ear? Satan has a certain history of interfering in human history: eating the fruit of the tree of knowledge _should_ have settled the matter of the existence of the Higgs Boson once and for all. One also remembers the modern answer to Pope's complimentary couplet:
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night;
God said "Let Newton be!" and all was light.
to which the response was:
This could not last, the Devil shouting "Ho!
Let Einstein be!" restored the status quo.