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Ian S. King
isking at uw.edu
Fri Aug 7 16:48:56 CDT 2015
There are establishments here in the US that sell 'pounders' of 'beer',
i.e. 16oz. glasses. The reference is usually to something that only
loosely resembles beer - we're back to sex-in-a-canoe jokes here.
Establishments that server real beer most often refer to them as pints,
although there is evidence some are only 14oz.
On Thu, Aug 6, 2015 at 11:17 AM, ben <bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca> wrote:
> On 8/6/2015 4:30 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
>> On 5 August 2015 at 20:25, Fred Cisin <cisin at xenosoft.com> wrote:
>>> "A pint is a pound, the world around." is no longer true.
>> Never was. You always did use weird pints. They were *our* bloody
>> silly measure, until we adopted something more sensible and easier to
>> And *nobody* else uses pounds, Fahrenheit or MM-DD-YY. Not in about 2
>> generations, mostly. Often more.
>> I do!
Ian S. King, MSIS, MSCS, Ph.D. Candidate
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Value Sensitive Design Research Lab <http://vsdesign.org>
University of Washington
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