Soup to Nutz by Rick Stromoski

Soup to Nutz

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  1. pschearer

    pschearer GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    “Now can I go play in the back meter?”

  2. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave said, over 3 years ago


  3. pschearer

    pschearer GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    It’s really sad that the world rushed to embrace the measurement system based on an incorrect value for the distance from the North Pole to the equator and a rationalistic worship of the number 10, even when it results in units of no use to anyone. At least units like the foot, yard, and mile retain a connection to a human scale.

    I find it interesting that even after going metric most countries still retain some version of the pound, even if now it’s defined as 0.5 kg.

  4. Comic Minister

    Comic Minister said, over 3 years ago

    Well done Andy!

  5. pbuckland

    pbuckland GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Being Canadian, we had metric and celcius foisted upon us after a lifetime of thinking otherwise and it stinks. 12 is a far more logical base than ten when doing carpentry work etc as it can be divided evenly by 2,3,4,and 6, and a basic knowledge of fractions brings 8 and 9 into the mix very easily as well. As for temperatures, the larger range of the fahrenheit scale gives a far more accurate measure without resorting to decimals or fractions. In the lab, metric may have its use, but how often do we need to divide by ten when discussing the weather?

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