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Forget trigonometry, 'cos Babylonians did it better 3,700 years ago – by counting in base 60!

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Re: So much for digital

volumes from gallons down to gills

Reminds me of a wonderful old early C19 dictionary I have. Defines a pint as 'half a quart', a quart as 'a quarter of a gallon' and a gallon as 'eight pints' - no actual mention of them being units of volume!

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