Re: Handwritten EURO sign (off topic?)

From: John Cowan (
Date: Sun Aug 17 2003 - 18:01:23 EDT

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    Rick McGowan scripsit:

    > Which explains to me why a pint of bitter in England seems quite so
    > enormous... well for a small Yank... ;-)

    Yup. Hence also the Brit's complaint about the metric system: a liter
    of beer is too much, half a liter isn't enough, but a pint, ah, that's
    just right. The Imperial pint is .57 liters, whereas the Flintstone one
    is only .47 liters.

    John Cowan  <>
            Raffiniert ist der Herrgott, aber boshaft ist er nicht.
                    --Albert Einstein

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